Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

In some alley in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Jack Burton’s truck is parked. And the verbose, smart-ass, mainly insufferable Burton is determined to get it back, whatever the cost; or, rather, whatever it costs his (not quite) friend and expert martial artist Wang. While he’s at it, he will make sure Wang pays his gambling debts and, if there’s time, he can rescue a few damsels in distress -girls to be reckoned with, actually- kidnapped by the millennial Asian demon that rules the neighborhood´s catacombs. Yes, the fantasy-action comedy with which John Carpenter said goodbye to mainstream film is as ridiculously fun as it looks -apart from Kurt Russell crossing his Snake Plissken with John Wayne, Indiana Jones and Daffy Duck in order to give shape to that “sidekick who thinks he’s the leading man,” the many many pleasures of Big Trouble in Little China include lines of dialogue machine-gunned with the pace and humor of a screwball comedy, Carpenter’s self-managed synthesizers, demented special effects (the floating eye!), and, of course, as many fights as to shake the pillars of Heaven. AM

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English title: Big Trouble in Little China
Year: 1986
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 99
Seconds: 0

Team:

D: J. Carpenter  

G: G. Goldman, D. Z. Weinstein  

F: D. Cundey  

E: S. Mirkovich, M. Warner, E. A. Warschilka  

DA: J. J. Lloyd  

S: R. Overton  

M: J. Carpenter, A. Howarth  

P: L. J. Franco  

PE: K. Barish, P. Monash  

CP: TAFT Entertainment Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

 


Cast:

K. Russell, K. Cattrall, D. Dun, J. Hong, V. Wong


Contact:

Hollywood Classics. Julia Kelly T +44 20 7517 7530
E julia@hollywoodclassics.com W hollywoodclassics.com


John Carpenter Estados Unidos

Born in Carthage, US, in 1948, he directed 18 features, including Halloween (1978), The Fog (1980), The Thing (1982), Prince of Darkness (1987), and The Ward (2010), as well as two episodes for the Masters of Horror series. One of them, Cigarette Burns, was seen at Bafici ‘06, while They Live was screened at Bafici ‘13.



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