Coweb

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Coweb
Coweb poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed by Xiong Xin Xin
Produced by Eddie Chan
Joe Ma
Written by Chan Wing-Sun
Starring Jiang Lui Xia
Sam Lee
Eddie Cheung
Cinematography Chan Chor-Keung
Edited by Li Kar Wing
Production
company
Beijing Channel Pictures Company
Joy Charm Entertainment
Singing Horse Productions
Distributed by Kind Legend Investment Ltd.
Hong Kong Film Development Fund
Release dates
  • 1 May 2009 (2009-05-01) (China)
Running time
87 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Mandarin

Coweb (simplified Chinese: 战·无双; traditional Chinese: 戰·無雙) is a 2009 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Xiong Xin Xin. It is Xiong Xin Xin's debut as a director in this film starring newcomer Jiang Lui Xia, Sam Lee, and Eddie Cheung.

Plot[edit]

A martial arts Instructor is recruited as a bodyguard for an extremely powerful couple. On her first day of duty, her employers are kidnapped. As she searches for the couple, she is led into the deadly world of underground fighting by cryptic messages from the kidnappers, who put her in the ring. There, her martial arts skills are tested, and she gets a few steps closer to freeing her clients. The next opponent that enters the ring will have her facing the ultimate challenge - with hopes of getting out of the ring alive.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film wasn't easy to put together for Xiong Xin Xin. His film was turned down by several studios[2] while some approved of the script, none of them wants to risk it with a newcomer Jiang Lui Xia as female lead. With support from producer Joe Ma and Eddie Chan, Xiong Xin Xin formed his own studio with limited budget and resources,[3] finished filming Coweb.

International Release[edit]

On 11 June 2013, Coweb was released on Region 1 DVD by Lionsgate under the title Ninja Masters. Despite the name change there are no ninja featured in the movie. The Lionsgate release also includes a making of special feature that includes interviews with cast and crew as well as a behind the scenes look at some of the fights.

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