The New Legend of Shaolin

The New Legend of Shaolin Chinese pinyin Hng Xgun Zh Sholn W Z released in the United Kingdom as Legend of the Red Dragon is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Wong Jing and Corey Yuen, and produced by Jet Li, who also starred in the lead role. The film was released in the Hong Kong onMarch 1994. This film showcases Hung Heikwuns exploits as a rebel against the Qing government. This is one of two films in which Li and Miu Tse play a fatherson duo, the other being My Father Is a Hero.

At the same time the government has begun to crack down on Shaolin. Pieces of a map are tattooed onto the backs of several pupils, who are then removed from the temple in order to keep safe the Ming Dynasty treasure the map leads to. Years ago, Hung Heikwuns encounter with the money hungry Ma Lingyee did not end as Hung thought it did Ma Lingyee survived the fight as a result of being dipped in poison and restored by The Monk of the West District. Now a disgusting creature, his only purpose for life is to get revenge and kill Heikwun. The government massacres Shaolin, while Ma Lingyee himself kills the abbot. Thereafter, he begins the hunt for Heikwun and the escaped pupils.Heikwun and Manting, along with Red Bean and her mother who plays dead in order to swindle people out of their money arrive at Ma Kaisins mansion. Red Bean is to be married to Kaisin, who is completely oblivious to Red Bean and her mothers plans to steal his wealth. While Heikwun and Manting begin to settle in, Red Bean sees Heikwun as a threat to her plans. She attempts to kill him, but she fails and Heikwun warns her that as long as he is around, she will not be causing any trouble. Manting sees all of this, and accuses his father of having feelings for Red Bean, since through their travels, Heikwun taught his son many teachings to stay alive, such as to kill without mercy, or hold your temper, but only until you cannot hold it anymore. ........

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