Red River Valley (1997 film)

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Red River Valley
RedRiver poster.jpg
Directed byFeng Xiaoning
Produced byShanghai Film Studio
Written byFeng Xiaoning
StarringPaul Kersey
Ning Jing
Music byJin Fuzai
Release date
1997
Running time
115 min.
CountryChina
LanguageMandarin / English

Red River Valley (Chinese: 红河谷; pinyin: Hóng hégŭ) is a 1997 film directed by Feng Xiaoning about the British incursion into Tibet, starring Paul Kersey and Ning Jing. It was also released under the title A Tale of the Sacred Mountain. A book by Peter Fleming, Ian Fleming's brother, is credited in the movie.[1] In 1961, Fleming published Bayonets to Lhasa: The First Full Account of the British Invasion of Tibet in 1904.

The film won numerous prizes at China's three main award ceremonies: Huabiao, Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers.

The film's production was part of an official Chinese government effort -- also reflected in the schools -- to incorporate the Tibet incursion into the story of the century of humiliation China suffered at the hands of Western and Japanese invaders and commercial interests.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDb entry. Retrieved 2010-08-11.
  2. ^ "China Seizes on a Dark Chapter for Tibet", by Edward Wong, The New York Times, August 9, 2010 (August 10, 2010 p. A6 of NY ed.). Retrieved 2010-08-11.

External links[edit]

  • Hong he gu (1997) on IMDb
  • "Red River Valley". China Century Entertainment Inc. Archived from the original on 2003-12-28.