Birth of the Dragon: Anger over Bruce Lee biopic

Birth of the Dragon: Anger over Bruce Lee biopic
 

Fans of Bruce Lee are criticising a new biopic of the late martial arts legend, accusing it of "whitewashing and burying" his legacy.
Birth of the Dragon follows the kung fu star's early years in the US and showcases his controversial fight with master Wong Jack Man in 1964.
Directed by George Nolfi, the movie debuted at the Toronto Film Festival.
Audiences protested against Lee's portrayal, saying the star took "a subdued role in his own biopic".
"Is this a joke? I was here to see Bruce Lee but they put the focus on some white guy," wrote IMDb user ticklegear... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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