The Shaolin Drunken Monk
|The Shaolin Drunken Monk|
|Directed by||Au-Yeung Jun|
|Distributed by||Star Sea Motion Picture Co.|
|Language||Mandarin and Korean|
The Shaolin Drunken Monk is a 1982 kung fu film directed by Au Yeung Chun and Lau Ka-Liang, and produced by Ocean Shores.
The film is generally considered a bust, but is noted for its soundtrack and atmospheric flashbacks.
After a kung-fu master is killed by his students and his wife forced into suicide, their son (Lao Chung) must run for his life. Eventually, Lao discovers a hermit who has history in Shaolin and drunken kung-fu and is taught kung-fu. To avenge his parents, Lao kidnaps the daughter of one of the men who betrayed his father in hope of luring him out. Through the process of defeating his minions Lao befriends a one-handed fighter out for similar revenge, and the daughter falls in love with Lao. Lao and the one-handed man team-up in a final battle to the death. When the fight is over the daughter commits suicide in grievance of her father's past deeds, death & Lao's role in them both.
- Gordon Liu as Lau Chung
- Eagle Han-ying as Wong Kin Chung
- Chang Mi Hee as Wong Kin Chung`s daughter
- Chin Yuet-San as Yip Sze On
- Kwon Il Soo as Master Chung
- Gam Kei Chu as Lau Chung`s old master
- Bruce Cheung Mong as Lau Chung`s father (Cameo)
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