Wong Fei-Hung: The Whip That Smacks the Candle introduced by Winnie Fu and Sam Ho

Approx. Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

TIFF Cinematheque - Retrospective

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We are delighted to welcome two experts on Hong Kong cinema — film critic, curator and researcher Sam Ho and Hong Kong Film Archive programmer Winnie Fu — to introduce our screening of this milestone of martial-arts cinema.

Wong Fei-Hung: The Whip That Smacks the Candle introduced by Winnie Fu and Sam Ho

    • Wong Fei-hung: The Whip That Smacks the Candle
    • Wu Pang
    • This groundbreaking Hong Kong kung-fu film marked the first screen incarnation of the revered Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung, who would later be played by martial-arts icons Jackie Chan and Jet Li.