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98 Ratings

Bodyguards and Assassins

Shi yue wei cheng

Directed by Teddy Chan
Hong Kong, China, 2009
Action, History


Centering around an assassination attempt on Chinese revolutionary hero Sun Yat-sen in 1906 Hong Kong, this star-studded epic is a rousing, electrifying mix of history, revolution and martial arts. The first half is an intricate political thriller and the second half is just plain thrilling.

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Bodyguards and Assassins Directed by Teddy Chan

Awards & Festivals

Golden Horse Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Best Makeup & Costume Design

Hong Kong Film Awards

2010 | 8 wins including: Best Film

2010 | 10 nominations including: Best Screenplay

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