Ip Man

Ip Man

106 mins | Drama, Action, History | Dec. 12, 2008

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.

Ip Man

106 mins | Drama, Action, History | Dec. 12, 2008

Ip Man
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.
IMDb rating 8.0
Producers China Film Co-Production Corporation, Shanghai Film Group, Mandarin Films Distribution Co., Golden Harvest Company, Prosperity Pictures, Beijing ShengShi HuaRei Film Investment & Management Co., New Film Studio of Beijing Starlight International Media Co. Ltd., Time Antaeus Media Group
Original title 葉問
Directors Wilson Yip, Sammo Hung
Writers Edmond Wong

Cast

Donnie Yen

as Ip Man

Simon Yam

as Chow Ching-Chuen

Lynn Hung

as Cheung Wing-Sing

Hiroyuki Ikeuchi

as Miura

Gordon Lam

as Captain Lei Chiu

Fan Siu-wong

as Jin Shan Zhao / Kam Shan-Chau

Xing Yu

as Master Zealot Lin

Wong Yau-Nam

as Shao Dan Yuan

Dennis To Yue-Hong

as Hu Wei

Calvin Cheng

as Zhou Guang Yao

Chen Zhihui

as Master Liao

Tenma Shibuya

as Colonel Sato

Li Ze

as Yip Zhun

Shi De Quiang

as Southern Master (uncredited)

Zhou Zhong

as Southern Master (uncredited)

Zhang Bo

as Jin's Underling (uncredited)

Jin Gang

as Jin's Underling (uncredited)

Lu Kai

as Jin's Underling (uncredited)

Tony Leung Siu-Hung

as Green Dragon Club Master (uncredited)

Liu Ming-Zhe

as Righteous Club Master (uncredited)

Zhong Han-Hao

as Cotton Mill Owner (uncredited)

Li Qi-Long

as Green Dragon / Master Li (uncredited)

Mei-Fang Lu

as Cotton Mill Worker

Wang Zheng

as Cotton Mill Worker

Xu-Feng Yang

as Cotton Mill Worker