Director Katsuyuki Motohiro
Executive producer Stephen Chow
Genre Action, Comedy, Sport
Initial DVD release August 13, 2009 (Germany)
Release date 26 April 2008 (2008-04-26)
Writer Masashi Sogo (screenplay), Rika Sogo (screenplay)
Cast Kou Shibasaki (Rin Sakurazawa), Toru Nakamura (Yûichirô Ôba), Kitty Zhang Yuqi (Minmin Ryû), Tenky Tin Kai-Man (Tin (Iron Shirt)), Lam Tze-Chung (Ramu (Weight Vest)), Mami Yamasaki (Mami Shimizu)
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Shaolin girl 2008 theatrical trailer
Shaolin Girl (少林少女, shōrin shōjo) is a 2008 martial art-sport comedy-drama Japanese film inspired by the 2001 Hong Kong film Shaolin Soccer. Unlike the original film, the movie focuses on women's lacrosse. It starred Japanese actress Kou Shibasaki and Hong Kong actors Lam Chi Chung and Tin Kai Man return from the original film. The film was released in Japan on April 26, 2008. Stephen Chow, director and star in Shaolin Soccer, was the producer, but is not credited as writer or director.
The film focuses on young Rin Sakurazawa, who, after having trained at the Shaolin Temple for 3000 days, returns to Japan to find her former dojo abandoned, and her former Shaolin master a cook at a local restaurant. Soon she is introduced to the fictional Seikan International University's Lacrosse Team. Meanwhile, the president of Seikan University, Yuichiro Oba, seems to be following a sinister objective.
This film received lukewarm reviews.
ReferencesShaolin Girl Wikipedia
Shaolin Girl IMDb Shaolin Girl themoviedb.org