The Grandmaster

    Genre
    Action, Biography, Drama
  • Runtime
    130 mins
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Countries
    Hong Kong, China
  • Languages
    Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Director/Writer Wong Kar Wai (MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS, ASHES OF TIME) proves himself to be "a cinematic grandmaster in action" (Rolling Stone) THE GRANDMASTER, the story of the martial arts master (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who taught the Wing Chun style of kung fu to Bruce Lee. The filmmaker's signature style flourishes in this Academy Award nominated epic action feature bolstered by exquisite cinematography and explosive action.
DIRECTED BY:
Wong Kar Wai
WRITTEN BY:
Wong Kar Wai
CAST INCLUDES:
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang

SYNOPSIS

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, THE GRANDMASTER is an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China’s last dynasty, a time of chaos, division and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts. Filmed in a range of stunning locations that include the snow-swept landscapes of Northeast China and the subtropical South, THE GRANDMASTER features virtuoso performances by some of the greatest stars of contemporary Asian cinema, including Tony Leung and Ziyi Zhang.

The Grandmaster

    Genre
    Action, Biography, Drama
  • Runtime
    130 mins
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Countries
    Hong Kong, China
  • Languages
    Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese
DIRECTED BY
Wong Kar Wai
WRITTEN BY
Wong Kar Wai
CAST INCLUDES
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang
Director/Writer Wong Kar Wai (MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS, ASHES OF TIME) proves himself to be "a cinematic grandmaster in action" (Rolling Stone) THE GRANDMASTER, the story of the martial arts master (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who taught the Wing Chun style of kung fu to Bruce Lee. The filmmaker's signature style flourishes in this Academy Award nominated epic action feature bolstered by exquisite cinematography and explosive action.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, THE GRANDMASTER is an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China’s last dynasty, a time of chaos, division and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts. Filmed in a range of stunning locations that include the snow-swept landscapes of Northeast China and the subtropical South, THE GRANDMASTER features virtuoso performances by some of the greatest stars of contemporary Asian cinema, including Tony Leung and Ziyi Zhang.