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Directors:
Sanping Han (co-director)
Jianxin Huang (co-director)
Writers:
Xin Huang (written by)
Zhe Dong (written by)
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Release Date:
24 June 2011 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(4 articles)
Kenny Chesney: Country Music Should Be More Than Babes in Bikinis
 (From PEOPLE.com. 11 September 2014, 6:40 PM, PDT)

China’s Propaganda Effort Goes Ethnic
 (From Variety - Film News. 13 October 2013, 11:07 PM, PDT)

The China-fication of Hollywood
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 3 May 2013, 10:00 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
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Cast

 

Bingbing Fan ... Empress Dowager Longyu

Yun-Fat Chow ... Yuan Shikai

John Woo ... Lin Sen

Xun Zhou ... Wang Huiwu

Andy Lau ... Cai E

Daniel Wu ... Hu Shi

Geng Han ... Deng Xiaoping

Leehom Wang ... Lo Chia-lun

Simon Yam ... Zhang Jian

Kun Chen ... Zhou Enlai

Ye Liu ... Mao Zedong

Nick Cheung ... Liang Qichao

Xueqi Wang ... Cai Yuanpei

Chao Deng ... Chen Yi

Daoming Chen ... Gu Weijun
Bing Bai ... Huang Shuyi
Ray Lui ... Wu Peifu

Jie Dong ... Song Qingling
Fan Liao ... Zhu De

Hanyu Zhang ... Song Jiaoren
Yuwu Qi ... Wang Jinmei

Yi Zhang ... Zhou Fohai
Wu Jiang ... Man in suicide pact

Benshan Zhao ... Duan Qirui

Arman Darbo ... Parisian boy
Alex Fong ... Yang Du
Xuebing Wang ... Bao Huiseng
Michelle Ye ... Li Lizhuang
Tao Guo ... Tao Chengzhang
Lei Huang ... Cao Rulin
Luodan Wang ... Zhang Ruoming
Jia-yi Zhang ... Li Dazhao
Chen Li ... Zhang Guotao
Yuan Nie ... Chen Qimei
Xiaodong Guo ... Yu Youren
Yuanzheng Feng ... Chen Duxiu
Yong Hou ... Tang Shaoyi

Xuejian Li ... Yang Changji
Feng Zu ... Deng Zhongxia
Boran Jing ... Xie Shaomin
Peiqi Liu ... Gu Hongming
Yiwei Zhou ... Prince Chun
Bei-Er Bao ... Kuang Husheng
Xuan Huang ... Liu Renjing
Wei Fan ... Li Yuanhong
Qixing Aisin-Gioro ... Grieving Student
Shaohua Ma ... Sun Wen
Yiwei Liu ... Duan Zhigui
Yishan Zhang ... Deng Enming
Ted Duran ... Nikolsky (as Ted E. Duran)
Yunlong Liu ... Jiang Baili
Jue Huang ... Li Da
Shan Zhang ... Zhang Boling
Yueming Pan ... Cai Hesen
Chengru Li ... Yang Yide
Qin Li ... Yang Kaihui
Gong Feng ... Feng Guozhang
Chun Du ... Xu Deheng
Lan Qin ... Su Xuelin
Zeru Tao ... Zhang Xun
Angela Yeung ... Xiao Fengxian (as Angelababy)
Shen Lin ... Fang Hao
Xuan Dong ... Xiang Jingyu
Yongzhen Guo ... Liao Zhongkai
Hao Zheng ... Worker A
Kai Tan ... Chen Tanqiu
Jie Zhou ... Li Hanjun
Zhibo Fan ... Cai Chang
Zhen Yi ... Bodyguard
Hua Liu ... Cheng Ziqing
Liang Li ... Zhao Shiyan
Yaoxuan Shu ... Wu Bingxiang
Ruixin Tong ... Chen Gongbo
Sergey Barkovski ... Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Xinbo Fu ... Gao Junyu
Yang Yang ... Yang Kaizhi
Eva Huang ... Female Soldier
Ge Li ... Laundry Lady
Jiantao Hong ... Huang Xing
Xinjun Wang ... Xu Chongzhi
Gera Shchenko Andriyan ... Maring
Xu Dai ... Yu Fangzhou
Jin Liu ... Kang Youwei
Vitaliy Vladasovich Grachov ... Voitinskii
Yongjian Lin ... Lu Zhengxiang
Miura Kenichi ... Hioki Eki
Francisco Javier Philip ... Roland Sarly
Shan Jiang ... Chen Yanan
Hao Ju ... Gaoler
Jun Wu ... Barber
Zhiguo Du ... Police Chief
Fan Xia ... Zhang Shenfu
Yunwei He ... Interpreter
Danrong Wang ... Dong Biwu
Tony Leung ... Fan Jingsheng
Jing Li ... Yuan Keding
Di Zhang ... Receptionist
Jing-lin Guo ... Zhang Zongxiang
Mengwei Xie ... Rickshaw Man
Edison Wang ... Xiao Zisheng
Liang Zhao ... Xiao Dezhang
Yongli Che ... Lu Xiaoman
Lei Fan ... Battalion Commander
Wenzhi Liu ... Xu Shichang
Xiaoguang Yu ... Liu Shaoqi
Kuirong Wang ... Wu Tingfang
Tao Liu ... Imperial Consort Jin
Zefeng Li ... Worker B
Xiaobin Zhou ... Peng Yousheng
Jing Liu ... Guo Longzhen
Linian Liu ... Cao Kun
Guoxing Chen ... Cao Rulin's Father
Ping He ... He Shuheng
Zhong Lü ... Cixi (uncredited)
Xiao Shen-Yang ... (uncredited)
Myolie Wu ... (uncredited)
Zheng Xu ... (uncredited)
Miriam Yeung Chin Wah ... (uncredited)
Shaoqun Yu ... Mei Lanfang (uncredited)

Guoli Zhang ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Sanping Han (co-director)
Jianxin Huang (co-director)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Zhe Dong  written by
Jung Li Guong  written by
Xin Huang  written by

Produced by
Jeffrey Chan .... executive producer
Sanping Han .... executive producer
Hongshi Lu .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nan Shu 
 
Film Editing by
Derek Hui 
 
Visual Effects by
Jason Pomerantz .... production supervisor (IMAX Version)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Jian dang wei ye" - China (original title)
"Chinese Communist Party" - Hong Kong (English title) (alternative title)
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Runtime:
China:140 min | USA:124 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Soundtrack:
String Quartet Op. 64 No. 3 in B flat majorSee more »

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6 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
brainwashed Americans, 18 August 2011
Author: kwailo_john from Australia

i note with sadness that every review here is from the USA and appears to be a political statement and nothing to do with the movie per se. statements such as "china is a military state" are pathetic when you consider the aggressiveness of Americans and their military state!

where are the comments on acting, cinematography, musical score, etc....i do not think in many cases a westerner can judge a foreign movie if you are going to be so biased about that countries' political system!

i do not see Americans lambasting their pathetic greedy monetary system that has enveloped the world in GFC in movies about some American hero in any movie about the stock exchange for example......go live in china for a year or more before you critisise!

not such a bad movie..... acting passable...story line is montage and example only for reminder to the people as to the origins of cpc.

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