The literal translation of the title of this movie is: Ten thousand rivers and one thousand mountains.
This movie is a general depiction of the famous 1930's Long March of the Chinese Red Army. It is a condensed version of the combination of other movies made about the Long March, such as Bao Feng Yu Zhong De Xiong Ying (The Heroic Eagles in the Rainstorm, made in 1957), Dadu He (The Great River Crossing, made in 1980), Si Du Chishui (Crossing the Red River for 4 times, made in 1983), Tu Po Wu Jiang (Breaking through the Barrier of the Black River, made in 1961), and Shu Guang (Dawn, the one made in 1979, not the one made in 1989).
Of course, it is impossible to squeeze the entire epic into a movie that is no longer than two hours, because a movie about a single battle would be that long, so if you want to see the detailed depiction of each battle, then you have to watch the movies listed above.
This movie is no that bad in that everything depicted here is just as accurate as those movies listed above, despite the fact it lacks details, and this movie is also unique in that it is told from the point of a junior officer instead of high ranking commanders.
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