Wong Kar-wai’s film The Grandmaster gets first U.S. one-sheet, after being picked up for distribution by The Weinstein Company.
Not sure I like the use of red, but other than that it seems to capture the film’s essence and I love that Wong Kar-wai’s name is highlighted (as it should be).
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The Grandmaster chronicles the life of Ip Man Wing Chun (played by Tony Leung), in Foshan in the 1930s and his flight to Hong Kong after the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Ip Man’s peaceful life is threatened by Gong Yutian (Wang Qingxiang), a retiring martial arts master from the north, is doing anything but encouraging the friendship with the south. Meanwhile his newly appointed heir Ma San (Zhang Jin) turns out to be up to no good and kills this master. His daughter, the beautiful Gong Er (Zhang Ziyi), is determined to avenge his father’s death, but of course to do so she’ll have to renounce a happy life with Ip Man. Continue reading