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)
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.