Director and martial arts choreographer Corey Yuen Kwai adapts the 1991 American hit The Bodyguard into a kung-fu flick starring Jet Li. After spoiled debutante Michelle Yeung (Christy Chung) witnesses a powerful businessman committing homicide, she realizes that her life is in grave danger. Her boyfriend Leung (Kent Cheng Chuk-see) hires a crack bodyguard named Hui Ching-yeung (Li). Stoic, compact, and commanding authority, Hui immediately rubs Michelle the wrong way. He forbids her from leaving the house to hang out with friends to the mall, fearing that assassins might be lying in wait. Yet after a torrent of bitter complains, Hui agrees to let her go on a shopping excursion. Of course, a band of thugs immediately pounce and only Hui's quick-thinking manages to save the day. Afterwards, Michelle starts to realize the degree of danger she is in and comes to appreciate Hui's vigilance. Love soon blooms, but not before an ace killer gets hired from the Mainland. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi
|Series||Jet Li collection.|
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Burbank, CA :Dimension Home Video,2000
Dimension Home Video (Firm)
Golden Harvest (Firm)
Jet Li, Christy Chung, Kent Cheng.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
DVD; Dolby digital.
1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.