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The Prodigal Son (1982)

Martial Arts/Comedy

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Description

'The Prodigal Son' single-handedly invented the style and direction for the 'new-wave' classics which finally brought Asian Cinema to the attention of International audiences. A colourful and exciting tribute to Wing Chun Legend 'Leung Jaan', "The Prodigal Son" chronicles the development of one of China's most enduring and colourful martial arts heroes; from his early days, to his training and culminating in his most epic battles. This gripping adaptation depicts the adventures of a true hero who loses his innocence, but gains strength and empathy in the pursuit of honour and mastery of the martial arts. An unmissable classic of the genre! Groundbreaking choreography, super-slick editing, dazzling camera work, and four of the World's most talented martial arts performers will ensure 'The Prodigal Son' a leading place in the 'Hong Kong Cinema Hall of Fame' for all time.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

Chinese/Mandarin

Country

Hong Kong SAR
Cast
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Biao Yuen

Leung Chang
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Ching-Ying Lam

Leung Yee-tai
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Wong Wah-bo
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Frankie Chan

Ngai Fei
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Lung Chan

Yee Tong-choi
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Yau Hau Chan

Chang's father
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Ching Po Chang

Opera troupe manager
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Hsi Chang

Doctor
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Wellson Chin

Master Mun
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Yuet Sang Chin

Chang's Kungfu teacher
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Fat Chung

Mr Law
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Wai-han Ho

Twiggy
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Hoi Sang Lee

Chang's Kungfu teacher
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Wen Tai Li

Angry Kungfu master
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Ching Lin

Chang's mother
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James Tien

One-armed Man
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Yue Ting

Local official
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Hsieh Wang

Lord Sengge Rinchen (as Hap Wong)
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Dick Wei

Mr Suen
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Pai Wei

Au Ru-Kwai
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Ma Wu

Iron Palm
Crew
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Director
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Writer
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Barry Wong

Writer
Disc Releases
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The Prodigal Son

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

9/12/2023

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Prodigal Son

(DVD)

5/17/2004

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The Prodigal Son

(DVD)

11/14/2000

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