The Kung Fu Master (TV series)

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The Kung Fu Master
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Genre Action
Martial arts
Historical drama
Written by Yuen Kai-chi
Lau Siu-kwan
Directed by Benny Chan
Starring Donnie Yen
Nick Cheung
Theme music composer Chan Kwong-wing
Opening theme Ideal (理想) by Donnie Yen
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 30[1]
Production
Producer(s) Chan Yu-chiu
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) ATV
Release
Original network ATV Home
Original release 15 August (1994-08-15) – 23 September 1994 (1994-09-23)
The Kung Fu Master
Traditional Chinese 洪熙官
Simplified Chinese 洪熙官
Literal meaning "Hung Hei-gun"

The Kung Fu Master (洪熙官) is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts television series directed by Benny Chan and starring Donnie Yen as the titular protagonist. Produced by ATV, the series aired on its channel ATV Home from 16 August to 23 September 1994.

Synopsis[edit]

The story is based on the historic martial art legend Hung Hei-gun (Donnie Yen) in the Qing dynasty. In the final stand Hung Hei-gun and Fong Sai-yuk (Nick Cheung) fight their way to defend the Shaolin Monastery against the invading army of the Qianlong Emperor who was trying to get rid of oppositions. Qianlong was also afraid to reveal that he was not a true Manchu.

Cast[edit]

Cast Role Description
Donnie Yen Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官)
Nick Cheung Fong Sai-yuk (方世玉)
Tang Ho-kwong (鄧浩光) Kong Wai-lun (江錦綸)
Lawrence Yan (甄志強) Ko Chun-chung (高進忠)
Erica Choi (蔡曉儀) Yim Wing-chun (嚴詠春)
Wong Wan-choi (黃允財) Qianlong Emperor
Leung Kam-san (梁錦燊) Yim Cham (嚴湛)
Ben Ng (吳毅將) Monk Sam Tak (三德)
Hon Yee-sang (韓義生) Monk San Kai (三戒)
Wai Lit (煒烈) Fung To-tak (馮道德)
Lo Lieh Ha Sat-to (哈薩多)
Betty Chan (陳綺明) Tung Man (佟敏)
Leung Yat-ho (梁日豪) Tung Chin-kan (童千斤)
Anna Ng (吳浣儀) Mother of Hung Hei-gun
Pat Poon (潘志文) Father of Hung Hei-gun (洪亭南)
Berg Ng Sek Tok (碩托)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spcnet.tv. "Spcnet.tv." The Kung Fu master. Retrieved on 2011-02-13.