R | | Action, Biography, Drama
During the Japanese invasion of 1937 a wealthy martial artist if forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in Wing Chun for self-defense.
Although not mentioned in the film Grandmaster Yip Man was actually employed as a police officer during the Japanese invasion.
What's your name?
Ip Man: I'm just a Chinese man.
The first duel between Ip Man and Jin takes place in Ip Man's home. When Jin pulls out his sword, Ip Man reaches for what looks like a feather duster (a bamboo rod with chicken feathers). When their weapons clash, the sound is of metal-on-metal, despite the fact that Ip Man is not fighting with a metal weapon.
Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese