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Bruce Lee is an undying legend in both the film industry and the martial arts world. He is responsible for bringing Chinese martial arts and, indeed, films of the same theme to widespread Western popularity and is widely thought to be one of the greatest artists of all time. Born in both the year and the hour of the Dragon, his destiny was settled then and there in 1940. Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce spent much of his years learning to be a great fighter. Eventually, he moved back to America and opened a school to teach Westerners this ancient Chinese art, but not all his peers were happy about that. Allegedly, kung fu master Wong Jack Man wanted him to close his school down, and so Bruce challenged him to a fight in 1965 citing that if he won, he would be allowed to keep the school open - while if he lost, he'd honour the result and walk away from teaching.

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China, 1902. Arranged marriages, operatic customs, it's all about tradition. In comes a Brit with a motion picture machine that affects a young, intelligent native so much he is willing to risk disgrace among his peers in order to record life as it is before it changes. It's all based on a true story, even if the name of this first foreign filmmaker is still unknown.

Shadow Magic epically reveals the drive for creation amidst a society fearful of change. Liu (Xia Yu) works as the key photographer in a picture studio run by Master Ren (Liu Peiqi). He is always getting himself into trouble, playing with gadgets so that he arrives late for his job. Ren is patient with him because he is talented and reminds him of his own youth.

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Birth Of The Dragon Trailer

Birth Of The Dragon Trailer

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Shadow Magic Movie Review

China, 1902. Arranged marriages, operatic customs, it's all about tradition. In comes a...

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