‘Disciples of Shaolin‘ is a classic Shaw Brothers film from 1975 directed by Chang Cheh and was recently released on Blu-ray from 88 Films.
‘Disciples of Shaolin’ is stars the dynamic duo of Alexander Fu Sheng and Chi Kuan-Chun. Set against the backdrop of a textile factory, Fu Sheng’s prowess in kung fu becomes a pivotal force in repelling attacks from a rival gang, earning him favor and fortune with the factory boss.
As the narrative unfolds, Fu Sheng’s character undergoes a poignant transformation from rags to riches, navigating a landscape of emotional drama, backstabbing, and treachery. The film serves as a showcase for Fu Sheng, not only highlighting his martial arts skills but also providing a platform for him to display his considerable dramatic acting chops.