Guests at the premiere included (from left) Leung Chun-ying, Tung Chee-hwa, Carrie Lam and Peter Lam Kin-ngok, chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong director hits back at critics of trendy young stars in film on founding of the PLA

After descendents of military heroes claim the casting trivialises history, Andrew Lau says the use of youthful leads is an accurate reflection of the key players in the 1920s

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Guests at the premiere included (from left) Leung Chun-ying, Tung Chee-hwa, Carrie Lam and Peter Lam Kin-ngok, chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Photo: David Wong
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