Mao Zedong 1949

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Mao Zedong 1949
Traditional決勝時刻
Simplified决胜时刻
MandarinJuéshèng Shíkè
Directed byHuang Jianxin
Ning Haiqiang
Produced byHuang Jianxin
Written byHe Jiping
Huang Xin
Wang Qingwei
StarringTang Guoqiang
Liu Jing
Huang Jingyu
Wang Likun
Production
company
Bona Film Group Limited
Distributed byBona Film Group Limited
Alibaba Pictures
Huaxia Film Distribution
Wanda Group
Release date
  • 20 September 2019 (2019-09-20) (China)
Running time
140 minutes
CountryChina
LanguageMandarin

Mao Zedong 1949 (Chinese: 决胜时刻) is a 2019 Chinese historical film directed by Huang Jianxin and Ning Haiqiang. The film stars Tang Guoqiang as Mao Zedong, alongside Liu Jing, Huang Jingyu and Wang Likun. The film picks up the history of the leaders of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China prepare to establish the People's Republic at a villa in Beijing's Fragrant Hills in 1949. The film was released in China on September 20, 2019.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Huang Jianxin (The Founding of a Republic and The Founding of a Party) was hired as director.

The film was shot on a tight schedule of 67 days.[2]

Release[edit]

Mao Zedong 1949 was slated for release on September 12, 2019 in China but was postponed to September 20, 2019.[3] The film premiered at the Shanghai International Film Festival on June 19, 2019, and opened in China on September 20, 2019.

Reception[edit]

Douban, a major Chinese media rating site, gave the drama 6.9 out of 10.

Box office[edit]

The film grossed in over 4 million yuan (565,531 U.S. dollars) at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend, according to statistics released by Maoyan, a Chinese film database and ticketing platform.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zhang Rui (9 September 2019). "'Mao Zedong 1949' revisits founding of People's Republic of China". china.org.cn. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  2. ^ Xu Fan (19 September 2019). "New film to feature color footage of founding of People's Republic of China". Chinadaily. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  3. ^ Xiao Wu (小5), ed. (8 September 2019). 献礼片《决胜时刻》宣布改档 推迟至9月20日上映. sina (in Chinese). Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Period piece film "Mao Zedong 1949" hits Chinese screens". xinhuanet. 20 September 2019. Retrieved 26 September 2019.

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