The Founding of the Republic is a big budget movie produced to coincide with the celebration of 60th anniversary of the founding of new China. Some people characterise this as a propoganda movie. Well, what’s wrong being a propoganda, as long as it is done tastefully and not over the top. Infact, most artistic medium, including Hollywood movies, have messages for audiences and could be just as propagandastic.
Famous faces in Chinese movie world are there. Infact there are 170 recognised characters in the movies. List of actors tha can be recognised from the promotion video: Jet Li, Jacky Can, Andy Lau, Donny Yan, Tony Leung Karfei, Jiang Wen, Chen Kun, ZhangZiyi, Zhou Wei, Leon Lai and even John Woo. These actors worked for free, as a gesture of their contribution to China.
Someone wrote following comments in the youtube page ….
 Du4 liang4 – tolerance
 Zeng hen4 – detest
 Cong2 wei4 fou3 ren4 – never deny
 Bao rong2 – tolerance
 Zi ben3 zhu3 yi – capitalism
 Fen xiang3 – share benefit with other
 Che4 tui4 – retreat
 Jian shou3 – holding fast to
 Ke3 bei – lamentable
 Gan tong2 shen4 shou4 – personal gratitude
 Xing4 yun4 good fortune