Bodyguards and Assassins

Directed by Teddy Chan

Revolutionary leader Dr. Sun arrives in colonial Hong Kong to attend a vital secret meeting that could potentially spark revolts across China, changing the country’s future forever. However, his onward journey is soon thwarted as a group of inexperienced volunteers are assigned to protect him from a deadly band of assassins. A sumptuous all star period piece, awarded Best Film at the 2010 Hong Kong Film Awards.

Presented by the Chinese Film Forum UK with support from the University of Salford.

135 minutes

Chinese and Mandarin

Country of origin:
China and Hong Kong

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