Run Run Shaw and Hong Kong Cinema

 

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I’m a huge fan of Hong Kong cinema I love what the likes of Chow Yun Fat, John Woo and Jackie Chan have achieved.  But there’s one man and of course his brothers who offered a platform for these people to rise and do what they love best.  I’m talking about Run Run Shaw, Hong Kong pioneering movie producer who popularised the kung fu genre one of the main men behind the Shaw Brothers company.

Run Run died on Tuesday at the age of 107, he was an influential person towards filmmakers such as Tarantino and other Hollywood greats.

Have a read of this CBS article outlining Run Run Shaw’s career:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/pioneering-movie-producer-run-run-shaw-dies-at-age-107/

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FilmFaculty.com - Lucas

 

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