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I Am Bruce Lee (2012)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bruce Lee ... Himself / Various (archive footage)
Paul Bowman Paul Bowman ... Himself - Author, Ph.D
Daniele Bolelli Daniele Bolelli ... Himself - Martial Artist
Richard Bustillo Richard Bustillo ... Himself - Martial Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Hakim (segment of Game of Death) (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Baker Robert Baker ... Petrov (segment Fist of Fury) (archive footage)
Jon T. Benn Jon T. Benn ... Thugs Boss (segment Way of the Dragon) (archive footage)
Pierre Berton Pierre Berton ... Himself - Interviewing Bruce Lee (segment Bruce Lee - The Lost Interview) (archive footage) (as Pierre Barton)
Stephan Bonnar Stephan Bonnar ... Himself
J.J. Brine J.J. Brine ... Himself (archive footage)
Kobe Bryant ... Himself
Linda Lee Cadwell ... Herself
Gina Carano ... Herself
Robert Clouse Robert Clouse ... 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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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eu Sou Bruce Lee See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (DVD version)

Color:

Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Quotes

Bruce Lee: I will live the way I please and achieve inner harmony and happiness.
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Bruce Lee a cultural icon
12 March 2012 | by Maniac-9See all my reviews

Bruce Lee wasn't just a great martial artist, actor, teacher or man, he was it all. He's the James Dean or the Tiger Woods of his era. He was one of the purest martial artists and totally determined to find the best fighting style there was even if that meant combining multiple fighting styles together to achieve that goal. He wasn't blindly standing behind a single style of martial arts just because that was what he started out in that style. And as a teacher he didn't care about race he trained everyone that was willing to learn. Most Chinese martial arts instructors of the time would only teach other Chinese students. The bad thing about Bruce's early death is that he was just starting to scratch the surface as a movie star, who knows what kind of great movies he would've gone onto doing if he didn't die at such a young age.


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