Donnie Yen: Ye Wen has been hitting foreigners, but there is absolutely no discredit

DonnieYen:YeWenhasbeenhittingforeigners,butthereisabsolutelynodiscredit
DirectedbyYeWeixin,DonnieYenproducedandstarredinthefilm,”YeWen4″starringWuYue,WuJianhao,ScottAtkins,ZhengZeshi,ChenGuokun,etc.wasreleasednationwideonDecember20,andthefirstdaywasrankedfirst.Astheendofthe”YeWen”series,thestorymovedtotheUnitedStates.YeWenwenttotheUnitedStatestofindaschoolforhisson’seducationandwasaccidentallyinvolvedinadisputebetweenthelocalmilitaryforcesandtheChinesemartialartshall.AstheactionIPthathasaccompaniedtheaudiencefor11yearsiscomingtoanend,DonnieYenisverycalm,”Eveniftherearegoodthingstosaygoodbye,thesequelisdifficulttosurpassthefront,weshotthefourthepisode,itisalreadyamiracle,IhopetoshootAftertheshow,don’tconsumeYeWen.”Sauna,YewangexclusivelyinterviewedstarringDonnieYenanddirectorYeWeixin.Inadditiontotalkingabout”moreruthless”actionscenes,DonnieYenrevealedthatthefuturedramaisafashionactionfilm.DirectorYeWeixinshotthesceneat”YeWen4″.Actionfightsaremorefiercethanbefore.”YeWen4″hasseveralexcitingactionscenes.Inthisway,YeWenandWanZonghua’sshowdownbetweenWingChunandTaiChi,”Oneactionisfaster,oneisslow,howtocombine,Tasteisdifferent”,DonnieYendescribedthateachactionsceneinthefilmwillshowdifferentactionstylesbecauseoftheplotofthestoryandthecharacter’smentality.DirectorYeWeixinbelievesthattheactionstyleofthisfilmisrelativelyruthless.Insome”YeWen2″gamesofDonnieYenandHongJinbao’sroundtablewar,thereisafeelingofperformance,butthistimeYeWenwenttochallengetheactionsceneoftheUSmilitarycamp.Somekindofscratchingtheotherperson’seyeswithafinger,it’shardertobeat,abitofrevenge.Fromthefirstpartof”IpMan”,IpManbegantofightvariousforeigners,successivelychallengedJapaneseofficers,theBritishboxingchampion”Tornado”,thebossplayedbyTyson,andplayedagainstScottin”IpMan4″USmilitaryofficerplayedbyAkins.HasYeaskedbeengiventoomuchsenseofnationalmission?DonnieYenreplied:”Isn’tMarvel?ArethereAmericanmovies?Infact,everyheromoviemustfindacharacterrepresentingthevillains.TheAmericanshavebeenshootingtheGermansfordecades,andtheWesternCowboyshavebeatentheIndians.”DonnieYenandScottAkinsplayedagainstUSofficers.DonnieYenbelievesthatthestoryofthefilmisalsoahintbasedonhistoricalfacts.Thereisnodiscreditingofforeigners.ItjustshowstheencountersofsomeChineseinforeigncountries.Hewantedtosendamessagetotheaudiencethroughtheaction,”Foreignmoonisnotnecessarilyround”,whichisalsoalinethatYeWenaskedWanZonghuainthefilm.Wenxijoinedthefather-sonrelationshipline”YeWen4″andaddedafather-sonlinebetweenYeWenandhissonYeZheng.Therelationshipbetweenfatherandsonwasfromtheinitialtensiontothefinalsettlement.Infact,inthefirstfewepisodesof”YeWen”,thereisalsoanemotionallineaboutYeWenandhiswifeZhangYongcheng.Inthethirdpart,whenZhangYongchengdied,directorYeWeixinnaturallythoughtofhowYeWenhandledtherelationshipwithhisson.Moreover,YeWeixindidnotwantthestorytohappenagaininHongKongthistime,butwherethestorytakesplacemustfindareasonablemotivetosupportit,itisassociatedwithHongKong,whetheritisnoworinthe1960sand70softhelastcentury,manyparentsofstudentsChildren’seducationwentabroadtofindaschool.YeZheng’sson,YeZheng,wasatatimeofrebellion.Hedidn’tlikethearrangementofparents,andtherewasaconflictbetweenfatherandson.YeWenwenttotheUnitedStatestofindaschoolforhisson.AlthoughitwasafictitiousplotbyYeWeixin,hefeltthatthissituationwasalsoconnectedtothelineinwhichYeWen’sapprenticeBruceLeeopenedanapprenticeshipintheUnitedStates.YeZheng.Intheperformance,DonnieYenincorporatedsomeofherunderstandingoftherole.DonnieYen’sdaughterandsonhavealsobeguntoentertherebelliousperiod,butheandYeWenhavedifferenteducationmethods.Itisarelativelyopeneducationconcept.”Everydayisstillstudying.Ithasneverbeenaneasythingtobeaparent.”TributetoBruceLee’salleyshootfor6days.DirectorYeWeixinisabigfanofBruceLee.ThefilmaboutBruceLeein”YeWen4″basicallyfollowsthehistoricaladaptation.Forexample,BruceLeewasnaughtysincechildhoodanddidnotliketostudy.HisparentsacceptedAmericanstudies.HeopenedmartialartscentersintheUnitedStatestoteachChinesemartialartstoforeigners.ThisconceptofteachingmartialartswasinconflictwiththeChineseinChinatown.ThefilmcorrespondstowhenYeWenaskedthepresidentoftheChineseAssociationWanZonghuatoopenaletterofintroductioninordertoapplytohissonintheUnitedStates.WanZonghuarefusedhimbecauseYeWenwasthemasterofBruceLee.RegardingBruceLee’splays,therearetwoimportantmomentsinthemovie.Oneisthatheparticipatedinthe1964LongKarateConferenceandfoughtopponentswithfistsandshockedfourofthem.YeWeixinsaidthatBruceLeeactuallyparticipatedintwolongkaratecompetitions,in1964and1967,respectively,andhefoughtagainsthisopponentbypunchesin1967.Thedirectordoesnotwanttocompletelyrestorehistory,butinsteadofmakingarecord,hestillhastostartfromtheperspectiveofthefilm.BruceLeeshowed”inchpunch”inthefilm.AnotherimportantstartingpointisthattheforeignnavyprovokedChineseKungFu.BruceLeeandaforeignerstartedafightinthealley.Thisscenewasfilmedfor6days.DirectorYeWeixinfeltthatBruceLee,playedbyChenGuokun,stillcaughtsomedetailsofBruceLee’smovements,verysimilar.Priortothis,manyofthefilmandtelevisionworksathomeandabroadhaveshottheimageofBruceLee,butYeWeixinwasnotsatisfied,andhebelievesthatBruceLeein”YeWen4″isthebestfilmofallfilmandtelevisionworksaboutBruceLee.Afterthe”YeWen”seriesisover,willBruceLeebecomethedirector’snextKungFumovieIPafterYeWen?YeWeixinsaidthatitwouldbeokaytopresentBruceLeeinshortformin”YeWen4″,butifyoumakeamoviealone,itisunlikelythatboththechoiceofactorsandtherealizationofthestorywillbetoodifficult.Inthe”TucaoConference”DonnieYen’sgroundingbeforeDonnieYen’sactingin”YeWen”,manyviewerscausedhimtoquestionhowheplayedaveryrestrainedgenerationofguru.After”YeWen”succeeded,DonnieYenwenttopickupotherdramas.Theaudiencesaid,”YeWen”wenttothefashionshowagain.Atthepressconferencenotlongago,DonnieYenannouncedthat”YeWen4″willbeitslastKungFumovie.Before”YeWen”,DonnieYenplayedfashionactionmoviessuchas”BreakingtheWolf”and”FuseLine”.”Infact,thedesignofthatkindofcharacterismyfavorite.”Inthefuture,theroadwillbedevelopedinthedirectionoffashionactionmovies,”Hopetofindanewfavoritecharacteragain”.DonnieYenalsoworriedthattheimageofthe”YeWen”generationofguruwouldrestrictherplay.Hehopestotrymoredifferenttypesofmoviesinthefuture.Hisdebutfilm”LaughingTaiChi”isakungfucomedy.Inprivate,DonnieYenlikesordinarypeople,andhelikestomakejokes.ThereisnounsmilingsmilelikeMasterYe.Sometimeago,healsoparticipatedinthetalkshow”TucaoConference”andbecamethemaincoffeeoftheshow.Whenhewasvomitedbyeveryoneandeven”guts”bytheguests,heallsmiled.DonnieYenfeelsthatshemusttryandbegroundedasanentertainer.Thisisaverygoodchallenge.”Youjustvomitme.Youcanspeakmoreruthlessly.Youcanspeakswearing.Iknowit’snottrue,andIwon’ttakeitseriouslyEveryoneisjoking,itdoesn’tmatter,thatisthe”TucaoConference”isDonnieYen,I’mYanYeasked.”Sauna,YeWangTengChaoeditorHuangJialingschoolagainstFanJinchun

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