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I Am Bruce Lee (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | Biography  -  9 February 2012 (USA)
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Himself / Various (archive footage)
Paul Bowman ...
Himself - Author, Ph.D
Daniele Bolelli ...
Himself - Martial Artist
Richard Bustillo ...
Himself - Martial Artist
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Hakim (segment of Game of Death) (archive footage)
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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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Thugs Boss (segment Way of the Dragon) (archive footage)
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Himself
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Himself - on set of Enter the Dragon (archive footage)
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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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Bruce Lee: I will live the way I please and achieve inner harmony and happiness.
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Appallingly bad.
5 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

This entire debacle and insult to the man and the memory is nothing short of a very long promo clip, the likes of which they show on television to advertise an upcoming show. It has very tacky background music throughout, and is edited in the style of a 'Behind the music' show. This is the worst way to present this kind of thing, and it really couldn't be much worse.

And as one of the other reviews states, this does a disservice to Bruce by interviewing people who have no connection to Bruce, and who compare him to people that have none of Bruce's talent, insight, spirit or charisma. They insult Bruce and his memory by doing so. But all that aside, it is so badly made and so horrible to try and watch, it really is best avoided. Tacky, incredibly commercial, and looks and watches like an MTV promo.


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