The Grandmaster
- Ziyi Zhang

Overview - Tony Leung and Zhang Ziyi star in director Wong Kar Wai's biographical drama based on the life of legendary martial artist Ip Man, best known to many as mentor to the late, great Bruce Lee.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Tony Leung and Zhang Ziyi star in director Wong Kar Wai's biographical drama based on the life of legendary martial artist Ip Man, best known to many as mentor to the late, great Bruce Lee.

Cast List

Shigeru Umebayashi - Composer, ZHOU YU'S TRAIN (2004)
Kar-Wai Wong - Hong Kong director/screenwriter
Wong Kar-Wei - Hong Kong director/screenwriter
Wong Kar-Wai - Hong Kong director/screenwriter
Kar Wai Wong - Hong Kong director/screenwriter
Philippe Lesourd
Nathaniel Mechaly - Composer, REVOLVER
Zou Jinzhi
Xu Haofeng
Robert Mackenzie - Sound/Sound Designer
Chang Chen - Hong Kong actor, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Chen Chang - Hong Kong actor, CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Yuen Woo-ping - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Wo Ping Yuen - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Yuen Wo Ping - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Woo-Ping Yuen - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Master Yuen Wo Ping - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Heping Yuan - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Wo Ping Yuan - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Woo Ping Yuen - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Woo Yuen - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Wu Ping Yuen - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Wo Ping - HK Director/Fight Choreographer (MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER)
Zhao Benshan - Actor, HAPPY TIMES (2002)
Ziyi Zhang - Chinese actor, CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON, MEMOIRS OF A G
Zhang Ziyi - Chinese actor, CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON, MEMOIRS OF A G
Song Hye Kyo
Cung Le - Actor
Xiao Shenyang
Tony Leung
Lau Ka Yung

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 130
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 013132611549
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: June 2016

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Reviews:
"[THE GRANDMASTER] may well be the definitive illustration of kung fu in all its arcane schools and intricate styles. There's never been anything like it..." - 08/22/2013 Wall Street Journal


"An exercise in pure cinematic style filled with the most ravishing images, THE GRANDMASTER finds director Wong Kar-wai applying his impeccable visual style to the mass-market martial arts genre with potent results." - 08/22/2013 Los Angeles Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "The action-heavy tale of a kung fu master in 1930s China breaks new ground for an art-house director." - 09/01/2013 Washington Post


"[A] hypnotically beautiful dream from the Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai..." - 08/22/2013 New York Times


"Art film meets martial arts in the gorgeous THE GRANDMASTER....The elegant style of the fighting sequences does more than display camera and kung fu technique -- this style also shows fighters living with honor." - 08/29/2013 Chicago Sun-Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "GRANDMASTER has some of the most impressive martial arts scenes since CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON." - 08/22/2013 USA Today


3 stars out of 4 -- "[D]azzling in its startling action and ravishing romance." - 08/30/2013 Rolling Stone


"Where the filmmaker really cuts loose is in the glorious fight scenes, as expertly choreographed as the ones in a Zhang Yimou movie..." - 08/22/2013 A.V. Club


3 stars out of 4 -- "THE GRANDMASTER is a drunken love letter to experience, which helps us survive, and wisdom, which helps us face aging, loss and, ultimately, the abyss..." - 08/23/2013 RogerEbert.com


"Wong regular Tony Leung magnetises as Ip Man, who trained Bruce Lee and is here introduced in the 1930s....Zhang is Wong’s other lethal weapon: her fight with Leung is a breathtaking exchange of deadly intimacies..." - 11/30/2014 Total Film


4 stars out of 5 -- "Yuen’s mastery in staging fights matches Ip’s prowess in winning them, and Wong comes up with settings, situations and angles that highlight the action -- an opening battle in the rain is breathtaking..." - 11/28/2014 Empire

 
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