Beginning of the Great Revival Directed by Han Sanping and Huang Jianxin
“a lavish, sprawling mosaic” The New York Times
BEGINNING OF THE GREAT REVIVAL details the historic events surrounding 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 modern-day China’s Communist government.
The story charts the beginnings of the country’s most influential first-generation leaders, including ambitious warlord Yuan Shikai (Chow Yun-Fat, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), who undertakes an attempt to revive the Chinese monarchy, Tsai Ao (Andy Lau, Infernal Affairs), the pro-Republic governor of Yunnan, Mao Zedong (Liu Ye, Curse of the Golden Flower) and others.
A “slick and lavish historical epic” (Variety), BEGINNING OF THE GREAT REVIVAL stars over 150 top actors–including Daoming Chen (Hero, Aftershock) and Angela Yeung Wing (Love in Space)–in one of China’s biggest blockbuster films of all time.