A “… theme began to emerge in Li’s modern-day films as they become more self-conscious; that of the hero as a fiction or illusion. Major has referred to a ‘creeping identity crisis’ in Li’s later Hong Kong films (2000: 165), filled with secret identities and multiple personalities, even amnesia; Black Mask, the ‘King of Adventurers’, the ‘Angel of Death’, ‘God’s assassin’ in Hitman / Sha Shou Zhi Wang (1998).”
Leon Hunt, Kung Fu Cult Masters, p. 151
Soon I will post my review of Dr Wai and the Scripture Without Words.
Favourite fight scene: