Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain is a 1983 Hong Kong supernatural wuxia fantasy film directed by Tsui Hark and based on the xianxia novel ill by Huanzhulouzhu. The film has been noted for combining elements of Hong Kong action cinema with special effects technology provided by a team of Western artists including Robert Blalack. It served as an influence for the 1986 American film Big Trouble in Little China.
During Tang Dynasty, army deserter Dik Ming kei, who was chased by vampires in the mountain of Zu, is rescued by Master Ding Yan and becomes his pupil. When they were ambushed by the Blood Devil, devil chaser siu yu and his pupil Yat jan came to their assistance. With the help of Master Cheung mui, they managed to hold off the Blood Devil but they need to find the Dual Swords to destroy it.
|author||Shui Chung-yuet Sze-to Cheuk-hon|
|genre||action adventure fantasy western|
|keywords||ambush dark force poison rescue tang dynasty wound|
|musicBy||Kwan Sing-yau Tang Siu-lam|
|productionCompany||Paragon Films Ltd.|
|publisher||Orange Sky Golden Harvest|
|theme||martial arts supernatural wuxia|