A cinematic masterwork, this immense artistic œuvre — a martial arts movie with a philosophical bent and pierced through with spirituality — needs to be seen at least once on the big screen. At long last, the restored version is screening internationally for the very first time. A must-see!
Indisputably a cinematic masterwork, Raining in the Mountain is a mammoth artistic œuvre that needs to be seen at least once on the big screen. When the ailing abbot of a Buddhist monastery must choose a successor, three outside dignitaries arrive to witness the process. In fact, they’re thieves aiming to get their hands on a sacred, priceless and very well-guarded scroll. A philosophical martial arts movie pierced through with spirituality, it’s one of King Hu’s most celebrated, along...
TAIWAN, South Korea
| 120 minutes | 1979
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