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BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS

A 2009 Chinese movie nomnated for many Hong Kong film awards.

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  • Aug 16, 2010
Got to see this on a cinema screen, it's brilliant. The exciting element of this film is in the suspense that builds leading to it's climax.
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review by . February 23, 2010
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Blood, Sacrifice and Revolution
The much-talked about and highly anticipated Chinese film of 2009 is “BODYGUARDS AND ASSASSINS”, a historical drama-action epic directed by Teddy Chen. The film has received such a large “hyping” up given its ensemble cast, fantastic production values ($ 150 million was spent to recreate Hong Kong’s 1906 Central district of the film), an interesting pseudo-historical marketing ploy and it has a Hollywood-scale blockbuster written all over it. The film has massive commercial …
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Awards and Nominations in the Hong Kong film awards:

  • Nominated: Best Film
  • Nominated: Best Director (Teddy Chen)
  • Nominated: Best Screenplay (Guo Junli, Qin Tiannan, Joyce Chan and Chan Tong Man)
  • Nominated: Best Actor (Wang Xueqi)
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor (Tony Leung Ka-Fai)
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor (Nicholas Tse)
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actress (Li Yuchun)
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actress (Fan Bingbing)
  • Nominated: Best New Performer (Wang Po Chieh)
  • Nominated: Best New Performer (Li Yuchun)
  • Nominated: Best Cinematography (Arthur Wong)
  • Nominated: Best Film Editing (Derek Hui and Wong Hoi)
  • Nominated: Best Art Direction (Ken Mak)
  • Nominated: Best Custume Make Up Design (Dora Ng Li Lo)
  • Nominated: Best Action Choreography (Stephen Tung Wai and Lee Tat Chiu)
  • Nominated: Best Sound Design (Kinson Tsang and George Lee Yiu Keung)
  • Nominated: Best Visual Effects (Ng Yuen Fai, Chas Chau Chi Shing, Joe Tam Chi Wai and Yung Kwok Yin)
  • Nominated: Best Original Film Score (Chan Kwong Wing and Peter Kam)
  • Nominated: Best Original Film Song (Chan Kwong Wing, Chris Shum Wai Chung and Li Yuchun)
16th HK Critics Choice Awards:
  • Won: Film of Merit
  • Won: Best Actor (Wang Xueqi)
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