Nicholas Ray's "55 Days at Peking" is visually impressive but also morally suspicious with it's awkward stereotypes, pro-imperialist propaganda and simplification of true events. The story is set in the International Compound in Peking during Boxer Rebellion in year 1900. French, brits, yanks, austrians, russians and also people of some other nationalities are under high pressure and all they can do is to try to survive and fight with the small resources they have. In order to surviv"
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