Shaolin | TIFF

Shaolin

Shaolin (China)

Directed by:
Benny Chan
Cast:
Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Jackie Chan
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2012
Category:
Synopsis:

Overthrown by his deputy, Cao Man, young and arrogant warlord Hou Jie is forced to take refuge in Shaolin temple. He is filled with hatred, but he gradually comes to understand Buddhism and Shaolin's principles through study and practicing martial arts. He finds peace and enlightenment, becomes a monk and decides to mend his ways. Finally, in order to protect the temple, the monks and refugees, Hou and the Shaolin masters are forced to take a fiery stand against Cao and his army.

Festivals:

Tokyo 2011

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