China is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. To this day, much of the country’s history, culture, religion, and tradition is influenced by Confucius. Confucianism is the dominant religion in the country.
Confucius himself is one of history's most influential men - a sage, philosopher and teacher - who, with Socrates and Buddha, lived at an extraordinary time in the evolution of mankind's civilization.
This stunning drama-documentary explores the life and times of Confucius and demystifies his ideas. We all want to understand China, and through Confucius we can.
Confucius - it is a name we all know. But who was Confucius? What was his story and how did it enable him to create his enduring moral philosophy? What lies at the heart of Confucius' thinking; how and why was it adopted by a whole nation and what is its influence today? This documentary will unlock Confucius in a spectacular and fascinating film that places him in his ancient and modern context and bring the ideas and sayings of this great philosopher to life.