Tai Seng’s next round of English-subtitled, Asian home video releases includes Herman Yau’s crime drama REBELLION on Blu-ray and DVD, TACTICAL UNIT – HUMAN NATURE with Simon Yam and the entire 40-episode wuxia series THE BOOK AND SWORD, starring Adam Cheng.
The East district is notoriously ruled by five triad gangs. The five leaders, Jimmy, Café, Jupiter, Sa Chi and Man Sing share equal turf in the East district. While the gangs are actively engaging in underground activities, the police are desperately trying to make arrests. Blackie is Jimmy’s successor and is causing quite a stir provoking war with other gangs. The fight for turf territory begins with plenty of bloodshed.
Blu-ray Special Features:
1920x1080p Full HD anamorphic widescreen enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs. Dolby Digital 5.1 sound. Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin. On/Off English and Chinese subtitles. Special Features: Trailer, Making of.
DVD Special Features:
Widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 sound. Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin. On/Off English and Chinese subtitles. Special Features: Trailer, Making of.
TACTICAL UNIT – HUMAN NATURE
4 robbers from mainland China were on the way to a heist and were confronted by Sam and May from the PTU. The robbers managed to escape and ended up as police officer Fatty’s next door residents in a motel. Those robbers befriended Fatty and invited him for another job and Fatty must now choose his path with his conscience.
Widescreen. Dolby Digital 5.1 sound. Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin. On/Off English and Chinese subtitles.
THE BOOK AND THE SWORD (TV Series 5 Disc Set)
Legendary TV actor Adam Cheng (Zu, Warriors from the Magic Mountain) reprises the role that made him famous in this exciting new adaptation of the popular martial arts novel by Louis Cha (aka Chin Yung)! The rebellious Red Flower Society, led by their charismatic leader Chan Gar-lok (Cheng), attempts to assassinate the Ching Emperor Qian Lung (also played by Cheng). As Chan and his fellow fighters organize to carry out their goal, however, a shocking discovery leads to a fierce showdown. While on exile on the Western frontier with the legendary princess, Fragrance, Chan plans a daring return to the capital with the nomad’s help for an audacious attack to capture Qian Lung. Filled with spectacular martial arts action, THE BOOK AND THE SWORD is a rousing tale of honor, patriotism, and brotherly love.
Widescreen. Language: Cantonese, Mandarin. On/Off English and Chinese subtitles.
Blu-ray • DVD • Tai Seng • The Book and Sword [TV] (2009) • upcoming