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33. Bodyguards and Assassins

Drama/History
Country: Hong Kong
Directed by: Teddy Chan

cast consist of famous Hong Kong actors: Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Leon Lai, Wang Xueqi, Simon Yam, Hu Jun, Eric Tsang and Fan Bingbing.

Plot: In 1905, the revolutionary Sun Wen intends to visit Hong Kong to discuss his plans for revolution with fellow Tongmenghui members. Ultimate goal is to overthrow the corrupt Qing dynasty. However, a group of assassins is sent to kill Sun.
[source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1403130/]

A movie about revolutionary Sun Wen in which Sun Wen 'plays supporting role'. This is absolutely the strongest point of this movie: it shows important events in Hing Kong history without focusing on heroes but on ordinary people who scarified their lives to protect Sun Wen.

It's like honoring all nameless heroes of revolution, and this movie gives them names and own mini stories. 

Everytime one of 'bodyguards' is killed, he gets a close up and on screen we can see his name, date of birth...and date of death. 

This movie has few action scenes but I'm not really impressed with them; it's rather the story that moves me. Especially when one of the bodyguards died, I was like "nooooooooo, he can't marry photographer's daughter now! And they looked so happy!!! TT__TT"

First half of movie can seems a bit boring when each of bodyguards life is slightly portraited but it's necessary for the second part, when they are unable to make their little dreams come true because they die in the name of revolution: revolution that isn't even shown on screen.

After first half, you start to care about characters; you want them to succeed or just leave revolution and lead happy lives. 

That's why when the ending came you cry instead of enjoying victory.

I recommend this movie to all who enjoy history movies. But be prepared to cry a bit, it's very touching movie!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf1l4KapO6I
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