IP Man IntroMartial arts film (kung fu flic) Historical background drama Enough elements of real drama 2008 Not grand master 2013 IP man or any of the sequels There are a bunch of movies that have come out recently Semi auto biographical – very loosely based on the events on the events of the life of IP Man oReal life human oMaster of Wing Chung Takes place in Foshan in Guangzhou / Guangdong province near Hong Kong aoThe epic enter of southern Chinese culture oGuangdong is the province oGuangzhou also known as (Canton) is the capital city of Guangdong Cantonese cooking/ restaurants comes from here Big country with multiple culturesNorthern roughnecks are going to challenge southern style in movie oAn epicenter of martial arts in the south of China Multiple schools and specific martial arts styles This place and Hong Kong is the epicenter of martial arts movies Showing a depiction though slightly glorified – how did life change during the Japanese occupation during the “second Sino Japanese war” AKA WWII every country has a different name for thingsoChina considers it second Sino-Japanese war / their imperialism Guangdong Province oRich province oAlways been a trade epicenter oHeavily populated oSouthern culture oFoshanPrefecture level city Not a full fledged city Administrative unitNext-door to Guangzhou oCapital and largest city of Guangdong oThird largest city period oMight be the richest oOne giant heavily populated urban area Hong Kong and Macao are in this provinceThis is the Pearl River delta region Pulls in all trade from country side which then flows out into the world
Has been the trading epicenter forever both in and out of china oSilks, teas, etc Tons and tons of money Highly cultured and wealthy even 100 years agoThere is an upper and middle class Vibrant and hugely urban There are poor people, like in any city Showing the before and after of the Japanese occupation o1937-1945 “WWII” or Japan’s imperial rise and attempted conquest of all of asia specifically china oResult of decades long Japanese attempt to dominate Asia, Australia, and India oThey needed resources, labor, and stuff Second Sino Japanese war 1937-1945 – Japanese Imperialistic military invasion (WWII)oThe first 1894-1895 oControl over Korean peninsula oJapan dominated and china went into decline oOne of the first fights Japan picked This was pretty intentional China was kind of in-charge of Korea They wanted the resources and labor North eastern China Marco polo bridge incident 7 July 1937oThe spark of the full second war oJapanese picked a fight on purpose and baited Chinese troops to shoot at them and then invaded manchuria oLargest Asian war in the 20thcentury oJapan took over costal China – major cities first.
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- Fall '08
- World War II, Republic of China, Han Chinese, Bruce Lee, Second Sino-Japanese War