The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
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The remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor, begins 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.
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The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (Chinese: 葉問前傳) is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film based on the early life of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man, directed by Herman Yau and starring Dennis To in the titular role. The film was followed by a sequel in 2013, Ip Man: The Final Fight. Though not made in collaboration with Wilson Yip's Ip Man or Ip Man 2, The Legend is Born features several actors who appeared in Yip's films, including Sammo Hung, Louis Fan, and Chen Zhihui. The film also features a special appearance by Ip Chun, the son of Ip Man. Released as Ip Man Zero in German and Dutch-speaking areas.
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