The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

Friday, April 5
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1hr 55mins // directed by:Chia-Liang Liu // featuring:Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu // 35mm

There have been many kung-fu movies set in the famed Shaolin Temple, but none have captured the monastery’s martial arts world quite like The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin.

Liu Chia-liang, a legendary director of the genre, made a star of his brother Gordon Liu Chia-hui in this look at anti-Ching Dynasty rebels and their revolt against the Manchus. Gordon Liu Chia-hui attains the ultimate knowledge of kung-fu by arduously mastering one chamber after another, eventually reaching the fabled 36th chamber. Armed with this knowledge, the monks engage in some of the most exciting battles ever staged in the history of martial arts movies.