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Year: 2010
UK DVD: Metrodome Distribution
Cast: Ip Chun, Siu-Wong Fan, Yi Huang, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Tin Chiu Hung, Suet Lam, Bernice Liu, Andy Taylor, Yu-Hang To, Jiao Xu, Biao Yuen
Director: Herman Yau
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)
UK: 100 mins
UK Certificate: 15
UK DVD Release Date: 20 September 2010


Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee’s mentor.

Beginning at the start of his journey from his initial training through to the ultimate battle to become supreme master of the art of Wing Chun " culminating in a stunning blindfolded duel between action superstars Sammo Hung (Enter The Dragon) and Yuen Biao.

In an extraordinary coup, the film also stars Ip Man’s real life son, 76-year-old Ip Chun, as Ip Man’s kung fu master.

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