A Better Tomorrow introduced by Nansun Shi

Approx. Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes

TIFF Cinematheque - Retrospective

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Nansun Shi, Executive Director of Film Workshop — the Hong Kong genre-film powerhouse which Shi and her husband Tsui Hark co-founded in 1984 — joins us to introduce John Woo's bullet-ballet masterpiece.

A Better Tomorrow introduced by Nansun Shi

    • A Better Tomorrow
    • John Woo
    • John Woo's hyper-stylized, guns-blazing remake of The Story of a Discharged Prisoner became a blockbuster hit, made star Chow Yun Fat into a global icon of cool, and made "heroic bloodshed" the new byword of Hong Kong action cinema.