Eureka announce Hong Kong cinema classic Iron Monkey for Blu-ray release for June
Iron Monkey - one of Hong Kong cinema's most highly rated action films is coming to Blu-ray on 18th June thanks to Eureka. The 1993 film stars Donnie Yen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and is directed by Yuen Woo-pin.
Blu-ray release of Iron Monkey features a full 1080p picture from a newly restored 2K master, it also features both the original mono Cantonese soundtrack alongside a 5.1 channel remaster. There is also a 5.1 channel English dub.
Eureka Entertainment to release IRON MONKEY, Yuen Woo-ping’s kung-fu classic for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK on 18 June 2018.
A breathtaking action adventure from perhaps the greatest action choreographer of all time, Yuen Woo-ping’s Iron Monkey combines mind-blowing fight choreography, with a classic story of courage, honour and sacrifice.
Wong Kei-ying (Donnie Yen; Ip Man, Rogue One), a physician and martial artist, is mistaken for a masked vigilante known as the Iron Monkey (Yu Rong-kwong); a Robin Hood style hero who has been robbing the wealthy local officials in order to provide medical treatment for the poor. The two men must team up to defeat a corrupt political regime, and protect the lives of the people whose cause they champion.
Presented from a brand new, stunning 2K restoration, Eureka Classics is proud to present this iconic martial arts classic making its UK debut on Blu-ray.
The Blu-ray features:
- LIMITED EDITION O-CARD (First print run only)
- Stunning 1080p presentation from a brand new 2K restoration
- Original Cantonese mono audio track (also available in 5.1 presentation)
- 5.1 English audio track
- Isolated Music & Effects track
- Interview with Donnie Yen (20 mins)
- Interview with producer Tsui Hark (25 mins)
- Interview with Yu Rong-kwong (27 mins)
- Interview with stuntwoman and actress Li Fai (25 mins)
- Interview with actress Angie Tsang (20 mins)
- Iron Fist (16 mins) – A behind-the-scenes look at the action choreography of Iron Monkey
- Shadow Boxing (8 mins) – a featurette on Hong Kong action choreography featuring Alex Yip
- Footage of Li Fai and Angie Tsang competing at the 2003 Wu Shu Championships
- Original theatrical trailer
- A collector’s booklet featuring a new essay on the film (First print run only)
You can pre-order Iron Monkey from Amazon now.