Ip Man: The Final Fight is a Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Herman Yau, starring Anthony Wong, Anita Yuen, Jordan Chan, Eric Tsang and Gillian Chung. It is based on the life of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man. This film has no connection to the earlier Ip Man films, such as Wilson Yip's Ip. Set against the big commercial movie cog machine and the Ip Man franchise, the majority of Yau-Wong penchant for grittiness is diluted and only some of it remains in Ip Man: The Final Fight. It is that essence of the grittier and the uglier sides of Ip Man that makes out for the more interesting parts in Ip Man: The Final Fight. 12 Nov Ip Man: The Final Fight chronicles the life of Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man in postwar Hong Kong. The plot generalized 18 years of Ip Man life into an hour and forty minute long film meaning strong story content will be in short supply. This is the main issue with the script are it many subplots becoming.
20 Sep "Ip Man: The Final Fight" is a starch-stiff kung-fu film about the life of Ip Man, the martial arts instructor who trained Bruce Lee. Viewers who are just looking for a fun action movie are bound to be disappointed. The filmmakers fall over themselves trying to respect Man's outlook on life, and this makes their. 19 Sep Movie data powered by Last updated: Nov 2, Opens on Friday. Directed by Herman Yau In Cantonese, with English subtitles. 1 hour 42 minutes. A version of this review appears in print on September 20, , on Page C8 of the New York edition with the headline: Ip Man: The Final Fight. The Ip Man franchise rolls on in a fifth tale about the legendary Chinese martial artist. PM PDT 3/17/ by Deborah Young Opening this year's Hong Kong Film Festival, Herman Yau's Ip Man - The Final Fight is an enjoyable if far less sophisticated tale that nostalgically taps into Hong Kong cinema of yesteryear.
Ip Man: The Final Fight movie reviews & Metacritic score: In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once. Sep 19, The world may not get another Ip Man film for a while after the last few years, but this one and Wong's masterpiece should be more than sufficient.