A Touch of Zen
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"A Touch of Zen" is a 1971 Taiwanese wuxia film directed by King Hu. The film won significant critical acclaim and became the first Chinese language action film ever to win a prize at the Cannes Film Festival, claiming the Technical Grand Prize award.
- also known as Ein Hauch von Zen, Hsia nu
- countries: Hong Kong, Taiwan
- languages: Standard Chinese, Yue Chinese
- producers: Shiqing Yang & Jung-Feng Sha
- written by King Hu
- edited by King Hu
- genres: Martial Arts Film, Wuxia, World cinema, Action/Adventure, Chinese Movies, East Asian cinema, Drama
- released in (46 years ago)
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An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation by Thomas A. Green, Joseph R. Svinth
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