Zhang, Ziyi

SKU: 013132611556

UPC 013132611556
Release Date 2014-03-04
Studio 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Discs 1
Length 108
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG-13 (MPAA)
Synopsis [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...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.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.[A] hypnotically beautiful dream from the Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai...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.3 stars out of 4 -- GRANDMASTER has some of the most impressive martial arts scenes since CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON.3 stars out of 4 -- [D]azzling in its startling action and ravishing romance.Where the filmmaker really cuts loose is in the glorious fight scenes, as expertly choreographed as the ones in a Zhang Yimou movie...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...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...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...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 Shigeru Umebayashi (Composer)
Kar-Wai Wong (Director)
Kar-Wai Wong (Screenwriter)
Kar-Wai Wong (Story)
Philippe Lesourd (Director of Photography)
Nathaniel Mechaly (Composer)
Zou Jinzhi (Screenwriter)
Xu Haofeng (Screenwriter)
Robert Mackenzie (Sound)
Chang Chen (Star)
Yuen Woo-ping (Cameo)
Zhao Benshan (Star)
Ziyi Zhang (Star)
Song Hye Kyo (Co-Star)
Cung Le (Cameo)
Xiao Shenyang (Star)
Tony Leung (Star)
Lau Ka Yung (Cameo)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Note: The Grandmaster: from Ip Man to Bruce Lee A conversation with Shannon Lee, daughter of Bruce Lee The Grandmaster according to RZA Behind the scenes Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: DTS HD Master Audio - English, Mandarin Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.15000
Height 0.35000
Width 5.30000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Action Adventure,Feature Film Drama
Attribute Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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