Grandmaster, The ( Yi dai zong shi ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2581

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 23

Theatrical Release Date: 08/23/2013

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/26/2013

Language: Mandarin

Genre: Action, Biography

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Kar Wai Wong

Actors: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang, Cung Le, Hye-kyo Song, Siu-Lung Leung

Plot: A biography of the great martial arts master Ip Man - the legendary man who would train and mentor Bruce Lee. -- Chris Kavan

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Ip Man Once Again

Snoogans - wrote on 05/31/2015

Another movie based on the famous Ip Man. This one differentiates from it's predecessors by being a cross between a loose historical biopic and a kung fu fantasy. A slow years spanning drama sets up the real world people and events. The story covers a certain area of Ip Man's life not shown much in other films. There's just as much focus on other characters, especially the one of Zyi Zhang and her relationship with Ip Man. The fights have that slo-mo fluid fantasy element, but they tend to lean more towards reality in terms of choreography. They play smooth and look smoother. The Oscar worthy cinematography aids in showcasing the hand-to-hand art forms on display. However, those looking for a good action flick should look elsewhere. These fights are only small serviceable …

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Juan - wrote on 2014-01-21 21:12

This is a very well made film with a different take at martial arts films , the photography is top notch the acting is excellent great director the atmosphere is highly stylized perhaps too much and still is an action film pack with fast actions and cutting .  

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