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Chop socky dojo

classic martial arts movie club

Thu 7 March // 19:00 / Venue Space

Tickets: free

tonight's training session; The History Of Chop Socky Part 2:The Late Edo Period And The Journey West...from 1950 to 1969, from Akira Kurasawa to King Hu...&...The Best Of The Best...the finest directors, the greatest performers, the legendary characters, the fastest fists, the super-kickers, the genius choreographers and some of the best fight scenes ever to grace the silver screen...from the visionaries and innovators of the genre to the top-billing stars and highly-paid technicians in global demand, a cavalcade of unqualified martial arts genius...

plus, up for discussion The Tale Of Zatoichi Continues (1962) starring the brilliant Shintaro Katsu as the iconic itinerant anti-hero attempting to honour a man who died at his hand and Tomisabaru Wakayama (under the name Kenzaburo Jo, his real life brother) as his long lost brother and bitter rival, directed by Kazuo Mori

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