The literal translation of the title of this movie is: Ingeniously Taking the Tiger Mountain.
This movie, like most Chinese war movies, is based on the true story that really happened, and it was based on the one chapter in the memoir of battle hero, the scout company commander.
This movie is a classic of the Cultural Revolution era because virtually everything can be criticized and labeled as counterrevolutionary, so people had to rely on something that is absolutely safe, without any controversy. As a matter of fact, during the entire decade of the Cultural Revolution, there were only a total of 8 themes that was safe, and this was one of the eight. Everything in the artistic and entertainment world must be based on these 8 themes and this topic was thus written to a novel, produced as a TV show, radio show, Peking Opera, and stage show. In order to play safe, all of these productions also had the same name.
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