The movie is set in revolutionary-era China. Photo: Weibo The movie is set in revolutionary-era China. Photo: Weibo
The movie is set in revolutionary-era China. Photo: Weibo

Chinese Communist Party centenary film 1921 tops box office – but is it anything more than propaganda?

  • The film has an all-star cast, but some viewers felt let down and say they struggled to stay awake
  • By contrast, patriotic fans of the movie said some scenes moved them to tears

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The movie is set in revolutionary-era China. Photo: Weibo The movie is set in revolutionary-era China. Photo: Weibo
The movie is set in revolutionary-era China. Photo: Weibo
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