Morning Sun


117 minutes
Source: Center for Asian American Media

This film presents China's Cultural Revolution (c.1964-1976) from the perspective of the generation that came of age in the 1960s and others. Incorporating archival and propaganda footage, it explores the events, culture, and legacy of the Cultural Revolution through interviews with Red Guard participants as well as victims.

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