A Touch of Zen

Taiwan: International Film Company, 2016. French mini poster, printed in Chinese, French, and English, for the 2016 re-release of the 1971 Taiwanese film. The film received a Criterion Collection release in the same year.Nominated for a Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Originally released in two parts and later condensed into a single epic, King Hu's visually striking film brings an unusual perspective to the wuxia genre. Told from the perspective of Ku, an unambitious painter (and non-martial artist) who is motivated to action when a young fugitive becomes his lover.

15 x 23 inches. Near fine.

Criterion Collection 825.

[Book #140131]