Beer and a Slice Night: Drunken Master Screening

BanterFlix’s Cult Movie Nights: Drunken Master (1978)

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen

Cast:  Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen and Jang Lee Hwang 

Date: Friday 24th June 2016

Location: Belfast Film Festival’s Beanbag Cinema

Time: Doors 7.30pm (Screening starts 8pm)

Price: £5

About the Event

COME and join the BanterFlix team for some beer and pizza as we present a series of special film screenings at the Belfast Film Festival’s Beanbag Cinema. Over the next four months, we’ll be screening a series of cult classics we’ve dubbed ‘Movies You Need to See’.

About The Movie

Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-hong, a young man sent to learn Drunken Fist kung-fu, who returns to save his father from an assassin who was hired by a powerful landowner.

Drunken Master is quintessential cult viewing; a film that helped forge a new sub-genre of action movie with its mix of comedy and action that’s still alive today. In his early career Chan had been typecast as a new Bruce Lee, but performances in films like Fearless Hyena and the Drunken Master showcased the actor’s own style and solidified him as a Kung Fu icon on his own right.

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