Ip Man, also known as 叶问, 葉問, Yip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and teacher of Bruce Lee. The film focuses on events in Ip's life that supposedly took place in the city of Foshan during the Sino-Japanese War. The film was directed by Wilson Yip, and stars Donnie Yen as Ip Man, with martial arts choreography by Sammo Hung. The supporting cast includes Simon Yam, Lynn Hung, Lam Ka-tung, Xing Yu, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi and Tenma Shibuya.
(Synopsis): Ip Man, the grand master of the Wing Chun style of kung fu and sifu (master) of legendary kung fu superstar Bruce lee. Wing Chun has a history of more than 200 years. It was founded by Yim Wing Chun, took root in the hands of Leung Chun, and prospered with Ip Man. The art of Wing Chun has now become very popular with martial arts enthusiasts, especially oversea. It is a traditional Chinese martial art with a formidable reputation internationally.
Starring: Donnie Yen Ji-Dan, Simon Yam Tat-Wah, Fan Siu-Wong, Lynn Hung Doi-Lam, Gordon Lam Ka-Tung
Directed by: Wilson Yip, Produced by: Raymond Wong, Running Time: 105 minuted, Languages: Cantonese/Mandarin, Subtitles: English Rating: 15+, Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1, Special Features: Trailers [special features may not be subtitled in English]