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The forbidden kingdom
Special ed.
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2008]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD format.
General Note:
Region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentations.

English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Rated PG-13; for sequences of martial arts action and some violence.
Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful Silent Monk; and the vengeance-bent Golden Sparrow. Jason is lead on a quest to return the staff to its rightful owner, the Monkey King, who has been imprisoned in stone by the evil Jade Warlord for five hundred years. Along the way, while attempting to outmaneuver scores of killers, Jason learns about honor, loyalty and friendship and the true meaning of kungfu.
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