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Preview: The Shanghai 13

On February 9th, Terracotta Distribution will release the 1984 all-star Hong Kong extravaganza The Shanghai 13 on DVD in the United Kingdom. From Chang Cheh (Five Deadly Venoms, One Armed Swordsman), this adventure about patriots vs. traitors in 1930’s Shanghai features Shaw Brothers veterans David Chiang (The Herioc Ones), Ti Lung (The Legend of Drunken Master), Andy Lau (Infernal Affairs, House of Flying Daggers) and Jimmy Wang Yu (One Armed Boxer).

Thirteen deadly warriors versus an entire army.

During the Sino-Japanese war, a Chinese patriot steals damning evidence that exposes traitorous intentions within the government. Planning to bring the evidence from Shanghai to Hong Kong and break it to the public he becomes an assassination target. In order to ensure a safe passage he employs an elite ensemble of fighters – The Shanghai Thirteen to protect him on the mission. With obstacles ahead and pursuers behind, bloody battles ensue.

Technical Information

UK Distributor: Terracotta Distribution
Release Date: February 9, 2015
Format: DVD (Region 2, PAL)
Number of discs: 1
Certification: 15
Country: Hong Kong
Year: 1984
Language: English Dubbed, Cantonese with English Subtitles
Running Time: 85 Minutes
RRP: £14.99

Special Features: Original cast interviews with Lu Feng and Sonny Yu

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