Dir. King Hu. 1967, 111 mins. New digital restoration. With Lingfeng Shangguan, Chun Shih, Ying Bai. In director King Hu’s wuxia classic, a heroic trio of renegade warriors fight evil assassins at a remote desert inn. In his trademark style, King Hu turns the martial arts fight scenes into operatic spectacle, elevating the popular genre into cinematic art. This recently restored version premiered in Cannes in 2014.
Please note: Due to unforseen circumstances, this screening has been cancelled.