The Dead and the Deadly

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On home video for the first time in the UK
Certificate: 12
Running Time: 99 mins
Retail Price: £21.99
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Content Type: Movie

Criminally unseen in the West, The Dead and the Deadly is a horror-action-comedy-special effects extravaganza in the in the same vein as Mr. Vampire and Encounters of the Spooky Kind. Directed by Wu Ma (one of Hong Kong cinema’s most beloved multi-hyphenates; over a 50-year career he was hugely successful in writing, directing, producing, and acting) in perhaps his best directorial effort, and also starring Sammo Hung – The Dead and the Deadly is a must-see for both horror and action fans.

Wu Ma also stars as a man who fakes his death in order to steal his family’s funeral treasure. When the treasure is instead bequeathed to Ma’s unborn son, his co-conspirators kill him (for real this time). His vengeful spirit seeks out the help of his friend (played by Sammo Hung) and together they seek revenge on his murderers.

Also starring Lam Ching-Ying (as a Taoist priest, foreshadowing his future role in Mr. Vampire) and Cherie Chung, The Dead and the Deadly comes to home video for the first time ever in the UK from a brand new 2K restoration!

Special Features:
New feature length audio commentary by Asian film experts Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival) & Michael Worth
New feature length audio commentary by action cinema experts Mike Leeder & Arne Venema
Sammo Hung at the 2016 Udine Far East Film Festival” courtesy of the Frédéric Ambroisine video archive
Original Hong Kong theatrical trailer
Reversible sleeve featuring original poster artwork
PLUS: A Limited Edition collector’s booklet featuring new writing by James Oliver

Video Tracks:
2.35:1 widescreen 1080p

Audio Tracks:
PCM 2.0 Mono Cantonese
PCM 2.0 Mono English

Subtitle Tracks:

Directed By:
Wu Ma

Written By:

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung
Wu Ma
Ching-Ying Lam
Cherie Chung
Fat Chung
Mei Hui Leung
Ching Po Chang
Lung Chan

Director of Photography:
Yiu-Tsou Cheung
Ricky Lau
Yu-Tang Li

Executive Producer:
Raymond Chow
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Eureka Entertainment

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