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Title:
Police story Police Story 2 = Ging chaat goo si
Edition:
Three-DVD special edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : The Criterion Collection, [2019]
ISBN:
9781681435763
Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (222 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (folded : illustrations ; 18 cm).
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono (Cantonese, English) or Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (Cantonese).
Series:
Criterion collection ; 971, 972
Language:
Chinese
Language Note:
Cantonese or dubbed English dialogue with optional English subtitiles.
Added Title:
Ging chaat goo si
General Note:
Originally released as motion pictures in 1985 and 1988.

Wide screen (2.35:1).

Features: New 4K digital restorations of Police Story and Police Story 2; Alternate 5.1 surround soundtracks; Alternate version of Police Story 2, presented in a 2K digital transfer for the first time from a subtitled 35 mm Hong Kong-release print; New interview with filmmaker Edgar Wright and a 2017 podcast conversation between Wright and actor-director Jackie Chan; New programs on Chan's screen persona and action-filmmaking techniques featuring author and New York Asian Film Festival cofounder Grady Hendrix; Episode of Son of the Incredibly Strange Film Show from 1989 featuring interviews with Chan and actor Maggie Cheung; Archival interviews with Chan and actor and stuntman Benny Lai; Excerpts from Jackie Chan: My Stunts, a 1999 documentary codirected by and starring Chan; Excerpt from a 2017 television program reuniting Chan with the original members of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team; Television program from 1964 detailing the rigors of Beijing-opera training, akin to the education that Chan received as a child; Chan stunt reel; Trailers; An essay by critic Nick Pinkerton.
Contents:
Police story (1985 : 100 min.) -- Police story 2 (1988 : 122 min.)
Abstract:
"The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan's breathtakingly inventive action comedies, two smash hits that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil spectacle. The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-kui, a Hong Kong police inspector whose methods are, ahem, unorthodox; the phenomenal Maggie Cheung, in a star-making role, plays his much-put-upon girlfriend, May. Packed wall-to-wall with astoundingly acrobatic fight choreography, epic explosions, charmingly goofball slapstick, and awesomely 1980s electro soundtracks, Police Story and Police Story 2 set a new standard for rock-'em, sock-'em mayhem that established Chan as a performer of unparalleled grace and daring and would influence a generation of filmmakers, from Hong Kong to Hollywood"--Container.
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Container of (work): Ging chaat goo si (Motion picture)

Container of (work): Ging chaat goo si juk jaap (Motion picture)
Added Title:
Police story 2.
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The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in these inventive action comedies, two smash hits that made Jackie Chan a worldwide icon of daredevil spectacle. The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-Kui, a Hong Kong police inspector whose methods are unorthodox; the phenomenal Maggie Cheung plays his much-put-upon girlfriend, May. Packed with astoundingly acrobatic fight choreography, epic explosions, charmingly goofball slapstick, and awesomely 1980s electro soundtracks.


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Smash-hit comedies, from 1985 and 1988.-Bette-Lee Fox © Copyright 2019. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.