The Valiant Ones

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 4:00 p.m.

Restored by the Hong Kong Film Archive. Screening introduced by David Bordwell.

Dir. King Hu. 1975, 104 mins.

A rarely screened wuxia gem, The Valiant Ones is a meditative yet action-filled movie about a 16th century husband-and-wife swordfighting team hired to protect China from Japanese marauders. King Hu reveals character through the film’s intricate fight scenes. 

Free with museum admission.

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