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.

Languages:
Chinese and Mandarin

Duration:
135 minutes

Country of origin:
China and Hong Kong

Year of production:
2009