LOOKING FOR JACKIE * (Theatrical Release USA 2010)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.6|5.0 Starsììì

Looking for Jackie focuses on the young boy’s view of Jackie Chan to the point that the movie gets a bit boring and slow. The whole movie proceeds in this manner so that it becomes difficult to finish. There is little screen time given to Jackie Chan and that creates a disappointment for this movie’s audience. The acting and portrayal in the film is good. It just seems that Jackie is missing throughout the film.

Storyline

A young boy wants to learn how to fight from Jackie Chan.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Directors Gangliang Fang and Ping Jiang for directing effort. Thank you to Producers Zhongqian Jin and Weijian Wu for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Zhang Yi-shan (Yishan Zhang), Jackie Chan (Jackie Chan), Self (Bing Bai), Policewoman (Hongbo Jiang), Nurse (Lan Qin), Grandmother (Hua Tian), Self (Jing-wei Tu), Taxi Driver (Xuebing Wang), Thief (Jun Wu), Self (Di Yao),
Female Director (Nan Yu), Lixia (Ting Yuan), Policeman (Shan Zhang), Director (Yibai Zhang), Grandfather (Yongshou Zhang), Gatekeeper (Xiaobin Zhou), and Zhang’s Grandma (Xijuan Zhu).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. The acting is good, but a better film is The Foreigner.

* Also known as: Kung Fu Master, Xun zhao Cheng Long, В поисках Джеки.

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