The 18 Bronzemen
Director: Joseph Kuo
Starring: Polly Shang Kuan, Carter Huang, Tien Peng
The lone survivor of a vicious
massacre trains for years in order to master the martial arts. But
before he can leave the Shaolin temple he must pass the test of the 18
China is in a state of upheaval. The
Manchurians have invaded. They target one of the Ming dynasty's most
loyal patriots, a general, and eliminate him along with many others. The
only survivor of the massacre is the General's infant son, Shao Lung. He
and another young boy, Tien Pang, end up at Shao Lin Temple and begin to
learn the martial arts. The training is meant to prepare the young men
for a series of 36 tests that must eventually be passed, the last being
the fiercely challenging and usually fatal test of the 18 Bronzemen.
After twenty years of devotion, the
time at last comes to take on the 36 tests. Only by passing the tests
can Shao Lung meet his destiny.
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English / Traditional Chinese
/ Simplified Chinese
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