Up-and-coming martial arts sensation Jacky Wu Jing (Kill Zone
, Zu Warriors
) stars as a young athlete who gets tangled up in an underground boxing circuit in Fatal Contact
, arriving as a 2-disc Ultimate Edition DVD January 22 under the Dragon Dynasty label from The Weinstein Company and Genius Products.
A naïve martial arts champion of China's national team, Kong (Wu Jing) is desperate for cash and with the added pressure from his girlfriend he reluctantly joins an underground fighting ring. Written and directed by Hong King Film Award nominee Dennis Law* (Triad Election
, Love @ First Note), Fatal Contact presents a dark, amoral world with contemporary style, pace, and themes. Blending visually brilliant fight scenes with raw violence, Fatal Contact
is broken up by occasional humor from the supporting cast, including funnyman Ronald Cheng (My Lucky Star
, Dragon Reloaded). The Fatal Contact: Ultimate Edition DVD features cast interviews, multiple featurettes and more.
A naïve young athlete joins an underground prizefighting circuit to earn a little extra money to support his girlfriend. Surrounded by greed and ruthlessness, he is hardened into a brutal fighting machine, defeating opponent after opponent in a series of vicious battles, until he reaches the ultimate showdown where both his life and his soul hang in the balance.
- A Dragon Rising: A Featurette With Leading Man
- The Ringmaster: An Interview With Director Dennis Law
- Working Girl: An Interview With Co-Star Theresa Fu
- Young And Dangerous: An Interview With Co-Star Miki Yeung
- Life Is A Contact Sport: Behind The Scenes Of Fatal Contact
- Feature Length Audio Commentary By Director Dennis Law And Hong Kong Cinema Expert Bey Logan
- Trailer Gallery
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