Red Trousers: The Life of Hong Kong Stuntmen


1h 33m 2004

Brief Synopsis

Hong Kong stuntmen discuss the foundation of their profession, which has been laid by Chinese opera company alums as demand for their skills increased with the popularity of martial arts movies. The skills required of stuntmn are also demonstrated in a short film-in-the-making within the film called

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Hong Kong stuntmen discuss the foundation of their profession, which has been laid by Chinese opera company alums as demand for their skills increased with the popularity of martial arts movies. The skills required of stuntmn are also demonstrated in a short film-in-the-making within the film called "Lost Time," in which the filmmaker appears as a martial artist who must defeat a group of assassins, "legends of the forest." Unfolding in fragmented form throughout the documentary, "Lost Time" is intercut with footage that shows how the stunts were accomplished.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
2004

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video March 15, 2005

Released in United States Spring March 5, 2004

Released in United States Spring March 5, 2004

Released in United States on Video March 15, 2005