Cult Sinema Australiana presents: The Man from Hong Kong

When:
10 Jun 2017
20:00 - 23:00
Location:
244–248 William St, Potts Point NSW 2011
Venue:
Kings Cross Hotel
The Man from Hong Kong, 1975
 
Thought of as “Australia’s first martial arts movie”, Brian Trenchard-Smith’s highly energetic 1975 action flick follows Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Yu Wang) as he travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton (one-time Bond, George Lazenby), a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up
Curated & hosted by Jay Katz & Miss Death
Presented by Roger Ward and Brian Trenchard-Smith (Director - Via Pre-record)
 
Roger Ward is an Australian actor and a "pioneer" of Australian film and television. Growing up in Adelade, he began his career on stage at the age of twelve and stars as Bob Taylor in The Man from Hong Kong.
 
Writer-director Brian Trenchard-Smith’s reputation as a popular entertainer who puts the money on the screen was firmly established with this film, his debut feature and the first of more than 40 films. Trenchard-Smith would go on to make such seminal films as Turkey Shoot, Dead End Drive-In and BMX Bandits, each of which has been rereleased in recent years in Australia and elsewhere.

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