55 days at Beijing is a North American film from 1963, directed by Nicholas Ray. It was set during the Boxers’ revolution, in Beijing, at the end of the 19th century, the film tells the place where were submitted the Boxers and the foreign embassies during 1990.
SOME PHOTOS OF THE FILM:
June 1900. China is under the occupation of occidental powers, they are dividing the Chinese territory between them in zones of influence. The Christian missionaries preached their religion and the destroyed Buda’s statues. This provoked a nationalist revolution, the Boxers (義和團之亂 o 義和團匪亂), they want the expulsion of all the foreigners from China.
WHERE WAS IT SHOT? :
It was shot in Las Rozas, Madrid, and they used more than 500 Spanish and Asiatic extras.
Spanish actors like Alfredo Mayo, José Nieto, Fernando Sancho and Conchita Montes appeared in minor roles.
-patriotic movement: movimiento patriota
-was set: ambientada