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Welcome to the world of the martial arts. A voyage for the times of the martial arts cinema, from the beginning in China in the 6th Century B.C. by a Buddhist monk, Bodhidharma, until the actual time and the influence in the world, with interviews to actors like Gordon Liu and Jackie Chan and historians like David Weeden, and a review to the most important movies of all times and to the most famous action movies actors. A magnificent jewel of this genre what nobody wouldn't lose.Written by
Pretty generic martial arts documentary, some obscure names though.
This is very much the same as lots of other 'documentaries' which actually consist of fight scenes, interviews, and the odd bit of voice-over.
As ever, Jackie Chan's interview is interesting, because the guy gives good interviews -- the bit about Bruce Lee is also neat, some old footage I'd not seen before.
The most worthwhile thing about this, though, is the listing of little-known fighters, some of whom really deserve greater stardom. (oh, and a hilarious trailer for a Bolo Yeung film called "Chinese Hercules"..)
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