Wong Kar-wei's The Grandmasters Movie Documentary "I think those grandmasters are someone who not only good at martial arts,but also have very high moral standard. " --Yip Chun (Yip Man's Son) Under the introduction of Wu Bin, (China's national wushu coach and Jet Li's master), over the course of three years Wong Kar-wai visited Beijing, Tianjin, Xian, Hebei, Henan, Inner Mongolia, Taiwan, Guangdong, Hong Kong and other locations and over 100 different kung fu masters of Wing Chun, Eight Diagram, Tai Chi, Xingyi, Tongbei in order to find the spirit and the philosophy behind kung fu. The video mentioned that and how some of the martial art masters have now passed away and were unable to watch 'The Grandmasters' in its entirety; during the process Wong Kar-wai was determined to bring back an era from one person and one street. The documentary revealed that the idea of making 'The Grandmasters' started in 1996 when Wong Kar-wai was working on his film 'Happy Together' in Argentina. He was in a train station's magazine shop,There were a lot of magazines,but He noticed there were two covers,one is Chairman Mao,The other is Bruce Lee,Those Magazines are not sell to the students from history department,those are sell to teenagers,They're their heroes,idles.In western world ,Chairman Mao and Bruce Lee are the two most famous Chinese figure.He was very curious why Bruce Lee have so much influence in the western world even after he passed away so many years.

Film Duration: 31 min .