Though Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” was a smash, bringing in $40 million domestically over the weekend, there is one person who was not as happy about the film.
On Monday, Bruce Lee’s daughter, Shannon, did an interview with The Wrap, and while speaking of the film, she used words such as “disheartening” when it came to how her father was portrayed.
She says that they portray him a being arrogant and full of hot air. Shannon goes on to explain that they don’t take the time to show that he was someone who had to fight hard for everything that came his way.
According to Shannon, it was hard to listen to people laugh at her “father” while in the theater. She says that in real life, her father did his best to avoid fights. However, the Quentin Tarantino film portrays him a being the one starting fights.
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino Is Flop According To Bruce Lee’s Daughter
In real life, she said her dad often tried to avoid fights. However, in the film “he’s the one with all the puffery, and he’s the one challenging Brad Pitt. Which is not how he was,” she explained. In the movie, Cliff Booth, Brad Pitt Character, goes back and forth with Bruce Lee, insulting each other. The two eventually agree to fight bet out of three rounds.
According to the news outlet, in the film, Brad Pitt’s character, Cliff Booth, trades insults with Bruce Lee (played by Mike Moh), before the pair eventually agrees to a best out-of-three rounds fight. In the interview, she admits that the two are are the antiheroes. Also, that they were wanting Brad Pitt to look tough by beating Bruce Lee. However, she ay that they did not need to treat him how “white” Hollywood treated him when he was alive.