Shiao Au Jian Hu


1h 50m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Set during the Ming Dynasty, a young swordsman foils a gang of corrupt eunuchs' attempts to recover a sacred scroll after it has been stolen from the Forbidden City.

Film Details

Also Known As
Swordsman, The
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Fantasy
Period
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Ching Siu-Tung; Film Workshop Company

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Set during the Ming Dynasty, a young swordsman foils a gang of corrupt eunuchs' attempts to recover a sacred scroll after it has been stolen from the Forbidden City.

Film Details

Also Known As
Swordsman, The
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Fantasy
Period
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Ching Siu-Tung; Film Workshop Company

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 8, 1991

Released in United States on Video October 24, 2000

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States February 1991

Released in United States May 2001

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Released in United States Fall October 8, 1991

Released in United States on Video October 24, 2000

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 1990.

Shown at London Film Festival (Hong Kong Focus) November 8-25, 1990.

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (International Forum) February 15-26, 1991.

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 1990.)

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at London Film Festival (Hong Kong Focus) November 8-25, 1990.)

Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (International Forum) February 15-26, 1991.)

Released in United States May 2001 (Shown in New York City (Anthology Film Archives) as part of program "Once Upon A Time in Hong Kong: A Tsui Hark Retrospective" May 25-28, 2001.)