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Action and Adventure, Based on a true story, Biopics
Cantonese / Japanese / Mandarin (English subtitles)
This martial arts epic tells the story of Ip Man, best known as Bruce Lee’s teacher, exploring the vast array of styles in the discipline and their larger cultural significance. Spanning several decades, it takes in Ip’s life as southern China’s grandmaster pre-World War II, beating Gong Yutian, the northern master in an arresting bout, before losing to Yutian’s daughter Gong Er and setting up a school in Hong Kong. Directed by iconic director Wong Kar Wai, this mixture of art-house and blockbuster boasts captivating, elegant choreography and visuals, and a performance from Tony Leung exuding movie star charisma, matched by strong performances from other leading lights of Chinese cinema.
Based on a real conflict from the third century AD, this battle epic is the most expensive film ever to have been made in mainland China.
14+ years 141 mins
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous and physically-skilled nobleman's daughter.
11+ years 120 mins
Visually stunning martial-arts action adventure, fused with tragic romance, set in ancient China.
14+ years 114 mins
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