• Commentaries:
    Audio Commentary by Jonathan Clements, author of "A Brief History of China" (2022, in English)
  • Extras:
    "Tony Rayns on The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter" 2022 film critic appreciation (22:54, in English)
    "The 8 Diagram Tragedy" 2004 interview with actor Gordon Liu (20:06)
    "Martial Mom" 2004 interview with actress Lily Li (32:43)
    "The Shadow Heroine" 2004 interview with actress Yeung Ching-ching (32:09)
    "A Tribute to Fu Sheng" 1984 short film (6:12, in German with English subtitles)*
    Alternate "The Invincible Pole Fighters" Opening Credits (4:04, in English)
    Theatrical Trailer (4:15)
    Digital Release Trailer (1:09)
    Image Gallery (54 images)
  • Subtitles:
    English (for Cantonese and Mandarin), English HoH (for English)**
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Picture Format:
    1080p24 AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    Cantonese DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (48kHz/24-bit)
    Mandarin DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (48kHz/24-bit)
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (48kHz/24-bit)
  • Case type:
    Keep Case
  • Notes:
    From a new 2K restoration of the 35mm original camera negative.
    Unless noted, extras are in Cantonese or Mandarin with English subtitles.
    *The short film commemorating the late star played in advance of Chinese screenings but it only survives via a German-dubbed telecine copy with newly-added English subtitles.
    **English subtitles translating text are enabled by default if the English audio is selected but the SDH subtitle option is not.
    Comes with a reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Marc Aspinall.
    The first pressing includes an illustrated collectors' booklet featuring new writing on the film by Terrence J. Brady.
    Also available as an Arrow Video Store Exclusive with a limited edition slipcover.

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