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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 »
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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)
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 (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)

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Cast

 

Bingbing Fan ... Empress Dowager Longyu

Yun-Fat Chow ... Yuan Shikai

John Woo ... Lin Sen

Andy Lau ... Cai E

Xun Zhou ... Wang Huiwu

Daniel Wu ... Hu Shi

Simon Yam ... Zhang Jian

Ye Liu ... Mao Zedong

Nick Cheung ... Liang Qichao

Kun Chen ... Zhou Enlai

Geng Han ... Deng Xiaoping

Leehom Wang ... Lo Chia-lun

Xueqi Wang ... Cai Yuanpei

Chao Deng ... Chen Yi

Daoming Chen ... Gu Weijun

Hanyu Zhang ... Song Jiaoren

Jie Dong ... Song Qingling
Ray Lui ... Wu Peifu
Yuwu Qi ... Wang Jinmei
Bing Bai ... Huang Shuyi
Yishan Zhang ... Deng Enming
Wu Jiang ... Man in suicide pact

Arman Darbo ... Parisian boy
Michelle Ye ... Li Lizhuang
Tao Guo ... Tao Chengzhang
Alex Fong ... Yang Du
Fan Liao ... Zhu De

Benshan Zhao ... Duan Qirui
Lei Huang ... Cao Rulin

Yi Zhang ... Zhou Fohai
Qixing Aisin-Gioro ... Grieving Student
Xiaodong Guo ... Yu Youren
Chen Li ... Zhang Guotao
Yuanzheng Feng ... Chen Duxiu
Wei Fan ... Li Yuanhong
Yuan Nie ... Chen Qimei
Jia-yi Zhang ... Li Dazhao
Xuebing Wang ... Bao Huiseng
Luodan Wang ... Zhang Ruoming

Xuejian Li ... Yang Changji
Ted Duran ... Nikolsky (as Ted E. Duran)
Yiwei Zhou ... Prince Chun
Yunlong Liu ... Jiang Baili
Lan Qin ... Su Xuelin
Boran Jing ... Xie Shaomin
Peiqi Liu ... Gu Hongming
Yong Hou ... Tang Shaoyi
Yueming Pan ... Cai Hesen
Shan Zhang ... Zhang Boling
Feng Zu ... Deng Zhongxia
Bei-Er Bao ... Kuang Husheng
Jue Huang ... Li Da
Vitaliy Vladasovich Grachov ... Voitinskii
Kuirong Wang ... Wu Tingfang
Chengru Li ... Yang Yide
Zhen Yi ... Bodyguard
Shan Jiang ... Chen Yanan
Xuan Huang ... Liu Renjing
Angela Yeung ... Xiao Fengxian (as Angelababy)
Fan Xia ... Zhang Shenfu
Xinbo Fu ... Gao Junyu
Yiwei Liu ... Duan Zhigui
Yongzhen Guo ... Liao Zhongkai
Shaohua Ma ... Sun Wen
Xiaobin Zhou ... Peng Yousheng
Zeru Tao ... Zhang Xun
Chun Du ... Xu Deheng
Zhiguo Du ... Police Chief
Tony Leung ... Fan Jingsheng
Mengwei Xie ... Rickshaw Man
Eva Huang ... Female Soldier
Shen Lin ... Fang Hao
Gong Feng ... Feng Guozhang
Xuan Dong ... Xiang Jingyu
Jie Zhou ... Li Hanjun
Miura Kenichi ... Hioki Eki
Qin Li ... Yang Kaihui
Francisco Javier Philip ... Roland Sarly
Zhibo Fan ... Cai Chang
Hao Ju ... Gaoler
Hua Liu ... Cheng Ziqing
Liang Li ... Zhao Shiyan
Yaoxuan Shu ... Wu Bingxiang
Ruixin Tong ... Chen Gongbo
Jun Wu ... Barber
Hao Zheng ... Worker A
Sergey Barkovski ... Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Kai Tan ... Chen Tanqiu
Yunwei He ... Interpreter
Danrong Wang ... Dong Biwu
Jing Li ... Yuan Keding
Yang Yang ... Yang Kaizhi
Di Zhang ... Receptionist
Jing-lin Guo ... Zhang Zongxiang
Ge Li ... Laundry Lady
Edison Wang ... Xiao Zisheng
Liang Zhao ... Xiao Dezhang
Yongli Che ... Lu Xiaoman
Jiantao Hong ... Huang Xing
Lei Fan ... Battalion Commander
Wenzhi Liu ... Xu Shichang
Xinjun Wang ... Xu Chongzhi
Gera Shchenko Andriyan ... Maring
Xiaoguang Yu ... Liu Shaoqi
Xu Dai ... Yu Fangzhou
Jin Liu ... Kang Youwei
Tao Liu ... Imperial Consort Jin
Yongjian Lin ... Lu Zhengxiang
Zefeng Li ... Worker B
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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156 out of 198 people found the following review useful.
worst movie ever in human history, 17 June 2011
Author: arorua_bai from New Zealand

Background: what I am talking about here is not the movie story background, as this movie has no story at all anyway. I am talking about the background behind showing this movie in Chinese cinema. All schools and companies are forcing their students and employees to watch this awful movie, no matter u like it or not, thats the direct order from "the party". so end up 90% of the audiences fell asleep in cinema which including me of course. what ridiculous is "the party" is not allowing "transformer 3" on show unless this movie's box office reach $xxxxx. w-t-f! just like the movie said, is that the party that loved by their people? I don't think so.

story: no storyline at all. I understand its all about history, but is that "history" real?? Humm...

actors: awful, worst chairman Mao ever.

overall:really awful, I would rate minus10 if there is an option.

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