Shaolin Mantis

Shaolin Mantis

Shaolin Mantis, also released as The Deadly Mantis, is a 1978 Shaw Brothers film directed by Lau Kar-leung, starring David Chiang and Liu Chia Hui.


Wei Fung (David Chiang), a young scholar recruited by the Emperor to infiltrate a group of rebels in the Tien Clan in order to get evidence of the clan's connection to Ming loyalists, the rebel spy network and anti-Ching activities. If Wei fails in his mission, his own well-connected family will be punished.


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    director Lau Kar-leung
    genre drama
    keywords fight freeze frame kill young scholar
    publisher Shaw Brothers Studio
    theme kung fu martial arts