In 1930s China, Ip Man is celebrated as the grandmaster of Wing Chun. During a competition, he wins the affection of Gong Er, a master of the northern Chinese martial arts tradition. But the occupation by Japanese troops separates the two, and they will only meet again after the war ends.
A martial-arts historical drama that balances an intimate, perceptive romantic drama with complexly choreographed high-wire action sequences, this is Wong Kar Wai working on a much larger and livelier scale, making a film as philosophical and poetic as it is unforgivingly kick-ass.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Buster Keaton,Clyde Bruckman, 1926, United States
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Aditya Assarat, 2007, Thailand
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria