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Siege of Beijing

In June 1900, Chinese rebels, known as Boxers, began clashing with Western troops in Imperial Beijing to rid the country of foreign control. Soon, hundreds of diplomats and their families were under siege, cut off from the outside world. This groundbreaking documentary depicts these 55 days of hardship, horror and heroism. Incorporating diaries, archival material, on-location shooting and CGI technology, the film tells the authentic story of the Boxer Rebellion through the eyes of the insiders.

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Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion and Essential Media for ZDF, ZDF Enterprises and BBC
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