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Plot, Details & Awards

The Grandmaster


Rated PG-13 for violence, some smoking, brief drug use and language.

PG-13 In Theaters 08/30/2013 , 108min.
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Plot & Details

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, 'The Grandmaster' is an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts. Filmed in a range of stunning locations that include the snow-swept landscapes of Northeast China and the subtropical South, 'The Grandmaster' features virtuoso performances by some of the greatest stars of contemporary Asian cinema, including Tony Leung and Ziyi Zhang.


Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Costume Design William Chang Suk Ping Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Cinematography Philippe Lesourd Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 National Board of Review Best Foreign Language Film Nominated

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