PREMIERED DATELINE: Sept. 19, 2011
The premiere of the film "Xinhai Revolution" has been held to commemorate the 1911 Revolution.Faces of famous Chinese stars will be seen in the movie for the centennial of the event. China Report has more. The star-studded film "Xinhai Revolution" was premiered Sunday in northeast China's Jilin Province.The movie involves more than 70 Chinese stars to mark the 100th anniversary of the historic event.In 1911, protests and armed uprisings took place across China against the monarchy of the Qing Dynasty.These events eventually led to the overthrow of the country's last emperor. As 1911 was called Xinhai in the Chinese way of numbering years, the revolution is named Xinhai Revolution.The movie features Hong Kong's kung fu star Jackie Chan as Huang Xing, a key figure who led the revolutionary events in 1911.This is the 100th movie that Jackie Chan has starred. Actually, Chan previously intended to star in 'Chinese Zodiac' but after friends told him about '1911' he chose to make '1911' instead, saying that it was an opportunity he would regret if he didn't make this film.
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