A trip to the Great Hall of the Great War was all about the camaraderie.
It wasn’t always so.
Bill Burr is a British film director who, along with his wife and his daughter, made The Great Wall in 1999.
“We started to realise how different the world was, and how much we hadn’t seen before,” he says.
The film is about the rise and fall of the Mongol Empire and how the Mongol empire became the world’s most powerful. “
The Great Wall is a big part of that.”
The film is about the rise and fall of the Mongol Empire and how the Mongol empire became the world’s most powerful.
It’s also about the history of the Chinese people, the people of the Tang Dynasty, and the Mongol invasions of China.
It is the first film to tell the full story of the invasion of China and the Great Leap Forward, and Burr, a former BBC News editor, has become a major figure in the field of China studies.
We want to go back to the time when we were young.
Bill Burr tour: the Great wall of China (BBC Sport)In 2000, Burr and his wife, Joanne, were living in Beijing when they started researching their next film.
“We had our first big job interview.
We were really nervous about it.
We hadn’t done anything for a few years,” he recalls.”
We’d always been a very independent family.
We knew we wanted to make films.
It was a really exciting time in our lives.”
The Great wall was a big, iconic project, but Burr’s passion for the subject led him to make a film in China in the 1980s called Tang Dynasty: The Great Leap.
It won a Bafta award for best documentary and won a British Film Institute award for Best Foreign Film.
But after a long time, the project became unprofitable.
Burr decided to make his own sequel.
“I didn’t know how it was going to be made.
But we made it and it did very well.
And we did a lot of interviews, which is great, because you get to get to know the people behind the camera and you get the feeling of the people around you.”
In the film, the Great Khan is shown as a sort of godfather to the Mongols.
His son, the Emperor Hu, has been exiled from China.
He’s sent to Mongolia and the Mongers turn to him for help.
“It’s a very, very simple idea,” Burr says.
“The Great Khan was the only way to bring the Mongres back to China.
And they do it.
And then they have a war.
And it ends with a war between the Monger dynasty and the Huns.”
But Burr also wanted to tell a more complex story about the relationship between the Chinese and the Chinese culture.
“There’s a certain amount of tension, there’s a lot conflict in the history between the two cultures,” he explains.
“In terms of the history, the Mongreks have conquered the Chinese.
They’ve built the Forbidden City.
They have a lot going for them.
But the fact that they’re trying to take over China is an entirely different thing.
It makes it very much a conflict between two cultures.”
The idea for Tang Dynasty took Burr a long, long time.
It had been set up in 1998 by a local film crew, but he never knew how long it would take to make it.
The film had its biggest hit in 2004 when Burr was invited to make an extended version of it.
“My first film was called the Great Bird Hunt.
And I thought it was brilliant,” he remembers.”
I thought, this is a wonderful opportunity.
We’ve got a very good cast.
We’re not making a war film.
We have a great story and a wonderful script.
I think it’s going to do very well.”
Burr has made a lot more films over the years.
He has won an Oscar for his latest, The Great Bird Hunting.
But the Great King, as he calls it, is a very different beast to the one he grew up watching.
“It’s the story of an emperor who’s turned into a warrior, and it’s a really powerful film,” Burr explains.
It becomes a very interesting war story.””
He’s one of the most powerful men in the world and it becomes a war that he’s trying to win.
It becomes a very interesting war story.”
Burrs’ family are still based in London.
He and his three children live with their mum and dad in London and the family travels a lot.
“Our whole family lives in London, we go to London festivals and events, we travel a lot, we meet up with friends from the UK,” he adds.
“And then I’ve been travelling a lot around the world, to places like Australia, New Zealand, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Africa, Australia. It just