Bastard Swordsman, also known as 天蚕变, 天蠶变, Tian Can Bian, 天蠶變功夫 and Reincarnate Swordsman, is a 1983 Hong Kong wuxia film produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio.
(Synopsis):Every 10 years, the Wu Dang and Invincible Clan chiefs have a duel, and the past two times the Invincible Clan has won. The WuDang chief has been training hard for 10 years, but still isn't sure his skills are strong enough to win. His own master has retired for 20 years to study the silkworm Teniques. Wu Dang's greatest kung fu, but has been unable to reach the final stage. Norman Chu plays the Bastard Swordsman, a servant at Wu Dang clan who is picked on and bullied by the students and given rough justice by the masters. Everyone calls him bastard because he doesn't know who his parents were, and nobody will teach him kung fu...excepot a mysterious masked stranger who appears at night and secretly passes on some amazing skills.Hsu Shao-chiang stars as a veritable "Spider-Swordsman" - master of the "Silkworm Style" - in this eye-filling, mind-bending martial arts phantasmagorical which truly warrants the description: "unforgettable."
Starring:Norman Chu Siu Keung, Anthony Lau Wing, Alex Man Chi Leung, Kwan Feng, Lo Meng, Goo Goon Chung, Candy Wen Xue Er, Yuen Qiu, Wong Yung, Lau Suet Wah
Director:Tony Liu Jun Guk, Producer:Mona Fong Yat Wah, Lawrence Wong Ka Hee, Action Director:Yuen Tak, Tony Liu Jun Guk, Languages:Cantonese (Dolby Digital), Mandarin (Dolby Digital), Subtitles:English, Chinese, (Traditional),
Production company:Shaw Brothers Studio, Distributed by:Shaw Brothers Studio, Release date:14 September 1983, Running time:90 minutes.