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Come Drink With Me
Come Drink With Me
Saturday, June 30
Price: $10.00 regular | $8.00 student & senior | $7.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

No refunds or exchanges.

1966
Run time: 91 min

Directed by King Hu
Starring Cheng Pei-Pei, Hua Yueh, Hung Lieh Chen

One of cinema’s greatest personifications of the martial arts. Shaw Brothers filmmaker King Hu revolutionized martial arts cinema with cinematography reminiscent of a Chinese painting, kinetic camera moves, innovative action choreography and meticulous period production design, all melded into female-forward fist-and-sword tales. His breakthrough COME DRINK WITH ME put vibrant 19-year-old dancer-cum-actress Cheng Pei-Pei on the action film map as Golden Swallow, a general’s daughter tasked with rescuing her brother from the clutches of bandits, managing to take on all opponents with several breathtaking bounds.

This screening will feature an introduction from Liam O'Donnell from Cinepunx. Cinepunx is a community of writers, thinkers, artists, and self-acclaimed weirdos all lending their talents to create a unique voice in the cultural conversation. Please check out their website here: http://www.cinepunx.com/

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