R | | Action, Drama
In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese.
The U.S Version made by Miramax for its release on video in 2000 immediately caused an uproar with the Hong Kong Cinema fan community because it contained only a new English dub/score with alterations to the original dialogue and no original Cantonese option - a process many of their Hong Kong-acquired titles suffered (not to mention the edits).
Why don't you show me what you've learned
Chen Zhen: It's about the energy. About focusing on a single point in time.
Fumio Funakoshi: So, it's about energy. But tell me something, does a rock have as much energy as an opponent would?
Fumio Funakoshi: You need a more powerful stroke when you're ...
When Gen. Fujita sees Chen Zen kicking at his face, he grabs Chen's leg and throws him away. His arm is already down when Chen is in the air. But when Chen hits a rock, breaking it, Fujita's arm is still going down.
Dimension version replaces the original score by Joseph Koo with a new one by Stephen Edwards. In addition, many sound effects were either added/replaced or intensified.
Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, English