The East Is Red

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The East Is Red

china communist cultural revolution chinese communists

The East Is Red

Release Date: January 30, 1965

Year    :   1965
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Music
Production Companies    :   Documentary Film Studio, Peking Film Studio, The Central Newsreel, August 1st Film Studio, Central Newsreel and Documentary Film Studio
Director    :   Ping Wang
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RunTime    :   117 mins.

Pre-Cultural Revolution propaganda at its most lavish, this model opera depicts the history and evolution of the Communist Party of China under Mao Zedong from its founding in July 1921 to the establishment of "New China" in 1949. Detailed in the musical are several key events in CPC history such as the Northern Expedition, the KMT-led Shanghai massacre of 1927, the Nanchang Uprising and formation of the People's Liberation Army, the Long March and the founding of the PRC on October 1, 1949.

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