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Last Hurrah for Chivalry

  • Release Date: Jan 01, 1978
  • Runtime: 2 hr. 0 min.
  • Genres: Action/Adventure
  • Director:John Woo


This 1978 martial arts film by director John Woo was wrapped nearly 20 years before 1997's Face/Off would bring him mainstream acceptance in Hollywood. His star was rising already in this routine story enhanced by his characteristic signature: dazzling fight sequences, flawed heroes, and well-placed comedy that releases tension. The narrative itself is a tale of a son (Damian Lau) who sets out to avenge his father but cannot manage alone. He seeks the help of some swordsmen, one of whom tends to doze off...more


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