East Meets West: Stamping British Action On The Map - Jade Screen



The influence of Asian action cinema has long been felt far and wide. Fans and filmmakers from all over the world who grew up with Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan or ‘Beat’ Takeshi Kitano will always cite inspiration as these movie legends became integrated in our daily lexicon. Therefore it is particularly exciting when we in the UK, a market not yet renowned for its action output, begin creating quality action cinema citing the best influences from our eastern heroes.

I caught up with Chee Keong Cheung, Jesse V. Johnson and Ross Boyask, three of the most exciting British directors working in the action genre today to find out more...

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