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1911 Revolution (TV series)

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Also known as  Xinhai Revolution
Creative director(s)  Sun Jiming
First episode date  27 September 2011
Number of episodes  41
Language  Standard Mandarin
Written by  Wang Chaozhu
Presented by  Wan Ke
Network  CCTV-1
Genre  Historical period drama
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Directed by  Tang Guoqiang Li Wei Zhang Chunlin
Starring  Ma Shaohua Zhang Qiuge Yao Jude Ma Xiaowei
Similar  Zheng He Xia Xiyang, The Han Triumph, Mao Zedong, See Without Looking

1911 Revolution is a Chinese television series based on the events of the Xinhai Revolution, which brought an end to imperial rule in China in 1911. It was first broadcast on CCTV-1 during prime time on 27 September 2011. It was specially produced to mark the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution.

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Plot

The series follows a chronology of the major events that happened throughout the life of Sun Yat-sen. It includes, among other events, the formation of the Tongmenghui, the Wuchang Uprising, the fall of the Qing dynasty, the establishment of the Republic of China, Yuan Shikai's rise and fall from power, and the National Protection War.

Production

The Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China marketed 1911 Revolution as an important tribute to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Revolution. Produced by Tianjin Television and the Publicity Department of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, the series started its planning work in 2008 and completed its preparations by the second half of 2009. A press conference was held on 24 October 2010 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to announce the series. Shooting began on the following day in Tianjin and wrapped up on 15 March 2011. Li Wei, the director for the series, mentioned that the plot would be as historically accurate as possible, and that there is historical evidence to support how the historical figures (over 200 of them) in the series are portrayed.

References

1911 Revolution (TV series) Wikipedia


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