Axis of War, Part 1: The First of August
Song Yeming & Dong Yachun
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The year is 1927 and the Alliance moves triumphantly from victory to victory in an epic and bloody civil war campaign against the uprisings of brutal warlords and feudal barons that has left the country on the brink of total collapse. With the nations fate hanging in the balance, a rebel revolt in the stronghold city of Nanchang threatens to give the insurgents the upper hand and as the first day of August dawns the Alliance, led by some of the bravest soldiers and greatest tacticians the world has ever seen, face their deadliest and most monumental battle yet. Featuring some of the greatest battle sequences seen on film, THE FIRST OF AUGUST is one of cinemas most astonishing war masterpieces.