Circle of Iron

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Circle of Iron (1978, USA) is a Fantasy-Martial Arts film directed by Richard Moore.


Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 102 Min.
  • Production Co: Sandy Howard/Richard St. Johns Productions
  • Distribution Co: AVCO Embassy Pictures
  • Directed by Richard Moore
  • Written by Bruce Lee, James Coburn, Stirling Silliphant & Stanley Mann
  • Starring David Carradine, Jeff Cooper, Christopher Lee
  • Produced by Sandy Howard, Paul Maslansky, Zvi Spielmann, Richard R. St. Johns, Alex Massis
  • Original Music by Bruce Smeaton
  • Cinematography by Ronnie Taylor
  • Film Editing by Ernest Walter

Plot Summary

  • A young martial artist embarks on an adventure, encountering other martial artists in battle until one day he meets an aging blind man who will show him the true meaning of martial arts and life.

Also Known As

  • The Silent Flute
  • O Atsalinos kyklos (Greece)
  • O Círculo de Ferro (Portugal)
  • El Círculo de hierro (Spain)
  • Dostu olmayan adam (Turkey)
  • Das Geheimnis des blinden Meisters (Germany)
  • Hiljainen huilu (Finland)
  • Messaggi da forze sconosciute (Italy)
  • Zelazny krag (Poland)


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