2 SPECTACULAR ACTION FILMS BY THE IMMENSE JOHNNIE TO WITH THE TRIO MICHELLE YEOH, MAGGIE CHEUNG AND ANITA MUI
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 4K UHD & BLU-RAY
A TRIO OF HEROINES WITH TOTAL CHARISM!
Hong Kong police are facing a series of baby kidnappings. Unable to put an end to these kidnappings, she will have to count on the help of the Flying Vigilante and a bounty hunter. A third woman will soon join them, endowed with the power of invisibility...
In the aftermath of a terrible nuclear war, unpolluted water has become a rare commodity. Inventor of a water purification system, Mr. Kim intends to overthrow the power in place to reign supreme over the country. The heroic trio will then reform, determined to fight against this tyrant...
With Heroic Trio and its sequel Executioners (co-directed by choreographer Ching Siu-tung), the immense director Johnnie To ( The Mission , PTU ) reinvents the Western-style superhero film by injecting all the ingredients of Hong Kong action cinema. Inspired by the world of comics, this diptych multiplies spectacular combat scenes against a backdrop of fantasy and urban guerrilla warfare. With the added bonus of a trio that dynamites everything in its path, formed by Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh ( Everywhere All at Once ), Maggie Cheung ( In the Mood for Love ) and Anita Mui ( Red ). To be discovered for the first time in 4K Ultra HD™, presented in Dolby Vision™ (HDR10 compatible), and in Blu-ray™.
HEROIC TRIO AND EXECUTIONERS by Johnnie To (1993 - Colors - 87 mins / 97 mins) New 4K restorations Original versions with French subtitles SteelBook 2 4K UHD or 2 Blu-ray Edition
New in 4K UHD & BLU-RAY
THE FILM NEW 4K RESTORATION [HDR10 + DOLBY VISION™] (1993 – Color – 87 mins)
SUPPLEMENTS (IN HD)
. SUPERHEROINS (26 mins) “ Heroic Trio seems to be an experiment, almost a bet, to see if we can combine post- Batman films with acrobatic wu xia as it was reinvented in the 1980s.” An exclusive conversation with Fabien Mauro, co- author of The Great Bagarre ( Rockyrama special issue no. 8), and Marvin Montes, cinema editor and author of Hong Kong Action: The Saber, the Fist and the Rifle .
THE FILM NEW 4K RESTORATION [HDR10 + DOLBY VISION™] (1993 – Color – 97 mins) SUPPLEMENTS (IN HD)
. FLAME RETURN (15 mins) “ Heroic Trio and Executioners explore completely different aspects of the superheroic narrative. It is a very beautiful tribute to its three main actresses who are three of the great majesties of Hong Kong cinema of that era. » Continuation of the exclusive conversation with Fabien Mauro and Marvin Montes. . INTERVIEW WITH POON HANG-SANG (20 mins) Director of photography on both films, Poon Hang-sang discusses his career and his collaboration with Johnnie To and Ching Siu-tung, and describes the characteristics of his job specific to the action cinema genre.
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2 BD 66 •MASTER 4K• 2160/24p • HEVC ENCODING Original Version DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 & 2.0 • French Subtitles 1.78 format respected • Colors • Duration of Films: 87 mins / 97 mins
2 BD • HIGH DEFINITION MASTERS • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 & 2.0 • French Subtitles 1.78 format respected • Colors • Duration of Films: 87 mins / 97 mins