Title: 1911 Released: 29 September 2011 Directed by: Ching Siu-tung Genre: Drama / Historical
Casts Jackie Chan as Huang Xing Winston Chao as Sun Yat-sen Jaycee Chan as Zhang Zhenwu Li Bingbing as Xu Zonghan Joan Chen as Empress Dowager Longyu Jiang Wenli as Soong Ching-ling Yu Shaoqun as Wang Jingwei Sun Chun as Yuan Shikai Wang Ya'nan as Yuan Keding Hu Ge as Lin Juemin Jiang Wu as Li Yuanhong Ning Jing as Qiu Jin Hu Ming as Liao Zhongkai Dennis To as Xiong Bingkun Lin Peng Sun Honglei Zhang Aijia Wang Xueqi Zhang Ziyi
Synopsis he events take place in 1911. Huang Xin (Jackie Chan) and Sun Yat Sun (Winston Chao) are the leaders of the revolution, fighting for a better life for the people. They gathered together and formed an association (Tung Meng Hui) for the purpose of fighting against the deteriorated Qing Dynasty. There were 2 uprisings to fight against the royal troops. The first one was held in Quangzhou in April 1911. The revolutionists attacked the Governor's Office but totally failed due to an inadequate supply of ammunition. A huge number of revolutionaries were sacrified. There are 72 corpses found and buried in the place of Huang Fa Gong.
In October of the same year, another uprising in Wu Cheong took place. The royal army rebelled, led by Zhang Zhen Wu (Jaycee Chan). They successfully occupied three towns in Hu Han, and seized control of Hu Bei province. At that time, the Empress appointed Yuan Shi Kai and his soldiers to fight back. Huang then commanded the Defending troops, resisted for one month then followed with success. 14 Provinces declared independence. Sun was back and appointed as the temporary President who alleged to give away the position to the one who convinced the Qing Royalty to surrender. Yuan has succeeded to do so and got the authority. 268 years of the Reign of the Qing Dynasty and 2000 years of monarchy had come to an end. The Republic was then founded.
+credits to movieXclusive+
(T23) Guests See Only First Post
If you would like to read the other replies of this topic you need to be a Registered Member!