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Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
"Jian dang wei ye" (original title)

 -  Drama | History  -  24 June 2011 (USA)
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A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

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A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

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String Quartet Op. 64 No. 3 in B flat major
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The story is not important. It's the cast.
23 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was shot in China, still firmly controlled by Chinese Communist Party. Of course it will contain the story told by CCP. Undoubtedly it contains endless speeches to show how necessary and great CCP was. So please forget about that part. If you see the movie to look for art, drama, affection, of course you will be disappointed.

But what makes this movie different from the other Chinese propaganda movies is its huge cast. There are tons of famous Chinese, including Hong Kong and oversea Chinese, actors and actresses. You can never see so many stars in one movie, other than Jian Guo Da Ye, also produced by the same producer with an equally huge cast two years ago. The fun of watching this movie is to "count stars", instead of follow its boring and revisioned story.


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