About the film
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Release Date: December 12, 2008
|Slogan||:||«The celebrated Kung Fu master of Bruce Lee.»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Action, History|
|Production Companies||:||Mandarin Films Distribution Co., Golden Harvest Company, Beijing ShengShi HuaRei Film Investment & Management Co., China Film Co-Production Corporation, New Film Studio of Beijing Starlight International Media Co. Ltd., Prosperity Pictures, Shanghai Film Group, Time Antaeus Media Group|
|Producers||:||Sin Kwok-lam, Raymond Pak-Ming Wong, Raymond Pak-Ming Wong, Eddie Wong, Zhang Baoquan, Pang Yuk Lam|
A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.