Iron & Silk

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Iron & Silk ★★½ 1991 (PG)

A young American searches for himself while he teaches English and learns martial arts in mainland China. Based on the true story of Salzman's travels. His studies of martial arts and Chinese culture provide a model for his students in their studies of American language and culture. Beautiful photography. Fine performances. 94m/C VHS, DVD . Mark Saltzman, Pan Qingfu, Jeanette Lin Tsui, Vivian Wu; D: Shirley Sun; W: Mark Saltzman, Shirley Sun; M: Michael Gibbs.