Disciples of Shaolin
A penniless bumpkin from the country (Fu Sheng) who fights his way to quick riches in the city as an enforcer for a textile factory that’s threatened by a competitor.
Director Chang Cheh decided to slow things down when he made "Disciples of Shaolin", a somewhat light hearted martial arts drama starring Alexander Fu Sheng as a country bumpkin who moves to the "big city" to live with his brother. Finding work is difficult for him, due to a lack of education or street smarts, but after supervisors at a textile mill find out that he is a master of all types of kung fu, he quickly climbs the corporate ladder and becomes a target to some deadly rivals.
"Disciples of Shaolin" isn't your typical Chang Cheh martial arts film. It's much slower paced, with only a small handful of fights during the first seventy minutes. Yes, it kind of…