The Revolutionary

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  • Summary: Over a five-year period, award-winning journalist and China specialist, Irv Drasnin, interviewed Sidney Rittenberg, an American who joined the Chinese Communist Party, and was an active participant in the Chinese communist revolution.

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  1. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Apr 11, 2013
    60
    Tale of the Cultural Revolution is strictly for scholars and students.
  2. Reviewed by: Simon Abrams
    Apr 10, 2013
    60
    As a filmmaker, Drasnin should not have relied so singularly on Rittenberg's testimony.
  3. Reviewed by: Rachel Saltz
    Apr 11, 2013
    40
    It’s a remarkable story, even if The Revolutionary, a no-frills documentary drawn from five years of interviews, isn’t much of a movie.