Inspired by true events, Founding of a Republic weaves a rousing tale of one man who fought against the tyranny of a ruler and led his people in battle in the ultimate sacrifice for his country.
|唐国强 (Guoqiang Tang)||饰||Mao Zedong|
|张国利 (Guoli Zhang)||饰|
|许晴 (Qing Xu)||饰|
|刘劲 (Jin Liu)||饰||Zhou Enlai|
|陈坤 (Kun Chen)||饰||Chiang Ching-kuo|
|出品公司||Beijing Guoli Changsheng Movies & TV Productions Co. (jointly present)|
|Beijing Xinbaoyuan Movie & TV Investment (jointly present)|
|中央电视台电影频道 (jointly present)|
|Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation (jointly present)|
|上海电影制片厂有限公司 (jointly present) (as Shanghai Film Group Corporation Shanghai Film Studio)|
|Emperor Classic Films (jointly present)|
|Beijing Poly-bona Film Distribution Company (jointly present)|
|北京华录百纳影视股份有限公司 (jointly present)|
- At the initial announcement of the movie, GuoLi Zhang went to the producers, offering to perform the role of Chiang Kai-Shek, for free. Shortly thereafter, all of the top movie stars of China did the same thing, and offered to play roles for only a few seconds on-screen, free of charge. Eventually, it was concluded by fans that this movie was a measure of the success or level of profession of movie stars in China.
- This movie was made to coincide with the 60th Anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party founding of China. This movie boasts the most number of China's movie stars in one movie. Many of the top stars were invited to star as leads, supporting characters, or just cameo in the movie, reportedly including some of the top Chinese stars like Jackie Chan and 李连杰, who only have one shot or one line in the movie.