The Passion of the Mao
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The Passion of the Mao
Beginning by addressing common misconceptions about Mao Zedong's early years and moving on to reexamine the Cultural Revolution through a particularly irreverent lens, director Lee Feigon's The Passion of the Mao proves just why Communism can, in fact, be a laughing matter. A successful scholar and businessman in his early years, Mao would ultimately rise to power by unifying China, restructuring the educational system, and improving living conditions, subsequently becoming a "Maoist" and devoting his entire future to deconstructing the centralized bureaucracy that he and his… More