Yang Ban Xi
This documentary explores yang ban xi, revolutionary operas the Chinese government produced during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) that extolled the virtues of Mao and Communism. Director Yan Ting Yuen blends archival footage and modern-day interviews with live performances of these propaganda pieces. Once scorned by serious artists as overblown, flag-waving drivel, yang ban xi is now recognized for its place in China's cultural history.
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- Chinese Mandarin
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Chinese Mandarin: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailers.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it