Kung Fu Emperor Jet Li’s Oriental Charm and His Chin Woo Complex
Updated: June 9, 2017
When refer to the Chinese Kung Fu, it is easily reminiscent of kung fu star Jet Li and his classic Kung Fu movie ‘Fist of Legend’, the film ‘Fist of Legend’ is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts film which was starred and produced by Jet Li, It is a remake of the 1972 Fist of Fury, which starred Bruce Lee as the lead actor.
The film is set in the Shanghai International Settlement in 1914 during the First World War as the Japanese forces are on their way to besiege the German port of Tsingtao in China. The film was considered as one of Jet Li's best and most classic movie, what sets this version apart from Bruce Lee's original one is the depiction of the sino-japanese relationship: while fist of fury's Japanese characters were caricatural villains partaking in numerous immoral activities, the Fist of legend portrays the Japanese in a more humane way.
We have to say, Jet Li has gotten a successful portrayal of the national hero Chen Zhen in the ‘Fist of Legend’, we always say that Jet Li is a Kung Fu king, we believe nobody will object, Jet Li was born in April, 1963, he entered the Beijing Sports School in 1971 to study and then, he began his road to martial arts
In addition to having excellent acting skill, Jet Li also had the real Chinese Kung Fu. He studied Kung Fu from Shaolin masters since childhood, so he was good at Shaolin kung fu and also very professional, he got seven consecutive session of the national martial arts champion, his classic roles in the films is really countless, his vigorous martial arts skills let him gain a large number of martial arts fans.
Many people said that ‘Fist of Legend’ is Jet Li’s best action movie, no matter from the movie clip, lines or the fight scenes in the films, As usual, Jet Li's movements quick and sharp, making the fight scenes a pleasure to watch.
Jet Li had the quick mind, stable character and strong sense of responsibility and he had become another great martial artist after Bruce Lee, Jet Li was also regarded as symbol of Chinese martial arts and spirit. He has created his own success through his own efforts, won the affirmation and praise from the people all over the world.