Directed by Joost Vandebrug, ‘‘Bruce Lee and the Outlaw’ is a modern-day Oliver Twist story under the streets of Bucharest. The story follows Nicu, a young homeless boy who is adopted by Bruce Lee, the notorious “King of the Underworld” and goes to live with him in the tunnels underneath Bucharest. As Nicu grows up, he starts to realise that perhaps the King of the Underworld is not the perfect father,and has to make a choice between staying in Bruce’s gang, or living a ‘normal’ life above ground.
The award winning film received huge attention for its heart-wrenching story and beautiful cinematography. Taking over six years to shoot, the film is a poignant, beautiful snapshot of a young boy’s most important years”, brought to life in a powerful way.
Best World Documentary Award -BUSAN International Film Festival
SOS Children village Award – MUNICH DOK.fest
Special Jury Prize – TRT Documentary Days Istanbul
Best Film & Audience Award -Icedocs Film Festival
Audience Award – UDNIK international film festival, Russia
BUSAN Interntional Film Festival
TRT Documentary Days Istanbul
Icedocs Film Festival
UDNIK international film festival, Russia