Martial arts legend Bruce Lee stars as Chen, a man who in early 18th century Shanghai, China, returns to his old school to avenge the murder of his beloved instructor. While investigating the man’s death, Chen discovers that a drug smuggling operation combined with growing tensions between Chinese and Japanese locals played a vital role in the corruption that lead to his mentor’s slaying. Chen must now confront the assassins.
Lo Wei (12 December 1918 – 20 January 1996) was a famous Hong Kong film director and film actor best known for launching the martial arts film careers of both Bruce Lee, in The Big Boss and Fist of Fury, and Jackie Chan, in New Fist of Fury.
After Lee’s death it was Lo who gave Jackie Chan his first shot at the big time as part of the wave of Bruceploitation. Lo is said to have been linked with Chinese organized crime, the Triads.
Lo ran the production company “Lo Wei Motion Picture Company”.
Lo died of heart failure on 20 January 1996. —Wikipedia