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Plot, Details & Awards

True Legend

(2011)

Rated R for sequences of battle violence and brutal fighting.

R In Theaters 05/13/2011 , 116min.
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Plot & Details

Yuen Woo Ping ('The Matrix' trilogy, 'Kill Bill Volumes I and II', 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' and 'Hero') brings you 'True Legend', a heart pounding epic about the timeless battle between good and evil. Su Can's (Vincent Zhao) respectable life is obliterated when his vengeful brother, Yuan (Andy On), returns from war armed with the deadly Five Venom Fists. Weakened but not destroyed, Su Can learns a never-before-seen form of martial arts: the Drunken Fist. Armed with this new power, he returns home to honor his family through retribution by taking on his brother in a battle to become the ultimate warrior. Packed with distinct fighting styles--including MMA, knife combat and sweeping aerial stunts--and starring martial arts legends Michelle Yeoh, David Carradine and Jay Chou, 'True Legend' has Phillip French of The Observer raving, "It opens with one of the best action sequences I've ever seen."
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Genre(s): Action
  • Run Time: 116min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 05/13/2011
  • DVD Release Date: 09/13/2011
  • Distributor(s): Indomina Releasing
  • Director(s): Yuen Woo Ping
  • Starring: Zhao Wenzhuo , Michelle Yeoh , Zhou Xun , Cung Le , Andy On
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (05-13-2011)
  • Language: Cantonese

Berlin International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Berlin International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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