Beginning of the Great Revival, known as The Founding of a Party in China and a companion piece to 2009′s Chinese blockbuster The Founding of a Republic, details the historic events surrounding what is referred to as the Chinese Revolution, the period from 1911 to 1921, when Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty and planted the roots of what has become today’s Chinese Communist government. The story shows the beginnings of the country’s most influential first-generation leaders, including Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-shek and Zhou Enlai.
Cast and Credits
Starring: John Woo, Andy Lau, Wei Tang, Bingbing Fan, Daniel Wu
Directed by: Sanping Han, Jianxin Huang
Release Year: 2011