If Australians are the kings of stunts, they certainly aren’t the kings of martial arts. Which is why a Hong Kong detective and a wicked Englishman (George Lazenby) were called upon for this unique film... We find ourselves face to face with the former James Bond, the capricious star of the film and Man from Hong Kong, Jimmy Wang Yu, the obligatory Hugh Keays-Byrne ("Mad Max", "Stone", etc), a passionate young Australian actress from Deltaplane (sic) and Grant Page ("Stunt Rock", "Mad Dog Morgan"…), all in top form for an anthology of chases.. In many ways, "The Man from Hong Kong" is also a film for tourists, since it begins with a muscled arrest at the base and then on the summit of Ayers Rock. A detective and martial arts film combo, a comedy of international mores, it’s difficult to describe the film. All we can do is give kudos to Brian Trenchard-Smith once again for his ability to create UFOs in every style. Need we add that the film’s arrival to a European screen is a big event, one that will provide a humorous close to our Ozploitation module?
Brian Trenchard-Smith will be attending the screening