Rich and Famous and Tragic Hero

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Eureka Classics
Certificate: 18
Running Time: 201 mins
Retail Price: £32.99
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Content Type: Movie

A two-film saga influenced by The Godfather and Once Upon a Time in America, Taylor Wong’s Rich and Famous and Tragic Hero tell a decades-spanning tale of brotherhood and betrayal with a heroic bloodshed twist.

In Rich and Famous, in order to pay off a gambling debt two brothers Yung (Alex Man) and Kwok (Andy Lau) enter a dangerous world of violent criminals. Crossing paths with the charismatic gangster Li Ah Chai (Chow Yun Fat), the two brothers join his gang and quickly rise through the ranks. Then in the spectacularly action-packed Tragic Hero, the fortunes of all three characters has changed significantly, with one of the brothers now a violent Triad leader seeking revenge.

Also starring Danny Lee (who would reunite with Chow Yun Fat two years later for John Woo’s The Killer), Rich and Famous and Tragic Hero make their Blu-ray debuts in the UK from new restorations.

Special Features:
Limited Edition slipcase featuring artwork by Grégory Sacré (Gokaiju) [2000 copies]
Brand new audio commentary on both films by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival)
Brand new video piece looking at the dubbing of Hong Kong films into English during the 80s, featuring an interview with Simon Broad who was the voice of Chow Yun Fat for the English language releases of many of his films
Interview with Manfred Wong (archival)
Interview with Michael Mak (archival)
A collectors booklet featuring new writing on both films by James Oliver [2000 copies]

Video Tracks:
1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

Audio Tracks:
PCM 2.0 Mono Cantonese
PCM 2.0 Mono English

Subtitle Tracks:

Directed By:
Taylor Wong

Written By:

Chow Yun-Fat
Andy Lau
Alex Man
Siu-Fung Wong
Carina Lau
Danny Lee
Alan Tam

Costume Designer:
Doris Ku

Johnny Mak

Eureka Entertainment

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