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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 139 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Cinedigm Entertainment : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Teddy Chen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Eric Tsang, Donnie Yen, Fan Bing Bing, Nicholas Tse, Simon Yam, Wang Xueqi, Tony Ka-Fai Leung, Hu Jun, Li Yuchun, Zhou Yun.
Summary, etc.:
Donnie Yen (?Blade II, IP Man, Hero) and MMA fighter Cung Le star in this gripping martial arts blockbuster set in the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong in 1905. The revolutionary movement has spread throughout China, but the corrupt Qing dynasty will do anything to hold on to its power. As Sun Yat-Sen prepares for a historic meeting that will shape the future of the country, a motley crew of men and women are entrusted to protect him from a group of deadly assassins who will stop at nothing to kill him. Winner of eight Hong Kong Film Awards, including Best Film, and featuring an hour-long battle sequence unlike anything attempted before, it's a pivotal action epic that's being hailed as "a satisfying mix of politics, personal sacrifice and death or glory combat" (Richard Kuipers, Variety).
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Revolutionaries > China > Hong Kong > History > Drama.
Assassins > China > Drama.
China > History > Revolution, 1911-1912 > Drama.
China > Politics and government > 20th century > Drama.
China > History > Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 > Drama.

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