Ip Man (R2/UK BD) in October
Showbox Entertainment have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Ip Man on 26th October 2009. Directed by Wilson Yip (Flash Point; Dragon Tiger Gate; SPL) and starring Donnie Yen in the title role, this wartime period action-drama brings to the screen the fascinating life of the celebrated Chinese martial artist who famously became martial arts master to Bruce Lee and was the first person to teach the close range combat techniques of Wing Chun openly.
Priced at £15.99 RRP on 2-disc DVD and £19.99 RRP on 1-disc Blu-ray, features include:
- Trailer Gallery
- Interview Gallery (Wilson Yip, Donnie Yen, Lam Ka-tung, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ip Chun, Fan Sui-wong, Xiong Dai-lin, Sammo Hung, Simon Yam)
- "Making Of" Gallery (Making Of, Pre-production, Shooting Diary)
- Location/Set Design Gallery (The Foshan Cotton Mill, Foshan's Main Street and Mo Goon Street, Ip Man's Residence)
- Gala Premiere footage
- Deleted Scenes Gallery
- Cantonese 2.0 and 5.1 (with English subtitles) audio options
- Cine Asia trailers
Prior to the DVD and Blu-ray release Ip Man will open at selected cinemas on 2nd October 2009.