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I Am Bruce Lee (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | Biography  -  9 February 2012 (USA)
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More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness, cinema, music, sport, dance, video ... See full summary »

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Himself / Various (archive footage)
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Himself - Author, Ph.D
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Himself - Martial Artist
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Petrov (segment Fist of Fury) (archive footage)
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Himself - Interviewing Bruce Lee (segment Bruce Lee - The Lost Interview) (archive footage)
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Himself
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Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three decades ago. The greatest martial artists, athletes, actors, directors, and producers in the entertainment business today will share their feelings about the one who started it all. We will interview the people whose lives, careers, and belief systems were forever altered by the legendary "Father of Martial Arts Cinema". Rarely seen archival footage and classic photos will punctuate the personal testimonials. Prepare to be inspired. Written by Anonymous

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"Water Can Flow Or It Can Crash. Be Water, My Friend." - Bruce Lee


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The Ultimate Bruce Lee Doc!
13 July 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Here we have it, folks! The Ultimate Bruce Lee documentary! I AM BRUCE LEE celebrates the legend of martial arts cinema like never before. Featuring a whole host of fascinating interviews from Lee's widow, daughter, Dan Inosanto, kick boxing champion Bob Wall, Mickey Rourke, Ed O'Neill, Kobe Bryant and several other important names. Along with some extremely rare footage including interviews, this documentary leads us on a journey through Lee's past to his tragic and untimely death. His undeniable influence can still be seen today and this documentary captures and explores this incredible man to the full. The extras included here are also superb, consisting of several personal home videos and a look at Bruce Lee's phenomenal influence around the globe.

This is, without a shadow of a doubt, the only Bruce Lee documentary you'll ever need to see. The documentary is such an in-depth tribute that even the most knowledgeable of fans will find plenty here to entertain and educate them.

A must have!


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