Mandarin - Action/Adventure - 138 mins.
CastDonnie Yen, Xueqi Wang, Tony Ka-Fai Leung
Director (s)Teddy Chen
Writer (s)Junu Guo, Tiannan Qin, Joyce Chan
Producer (s)Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Jianxin Huang, Jojo Hui
SynopsisThis award-winning action blockbuster tells the story of a failed assassination attempt of a future leader and 8 bodyguards who would die to protect him.
Festival ScreeningsDeauville Asian Film Festival / Kosmorama Trondheim Int'l Film Festival / Hong Kong Int'l Film Festival / San Francisco Int'l Film Festival / Udine Far East Film Festival / Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival / Terracotta Far East Film Festival / Seattle Int'l Film Festival / Moscow Int'l Film Festival / New York Asian Film Festival
Awards29th Hong Kong Film Awards - Best Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Costume & Make Up Design, Best Action Choreography, Best Original Film Score / 4th Asian Film Awards - Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor / Hong Kong Film Directors' Guild - Best Film, Best Director, Best New Performer