Sidney Rittenberg arrived in China as a GI at the end of World War II. Discharged there, he joined the Communist Party, and was an active participant in the Communist revolution & its aftermath, including the Cultural Revolution, Great Leap Forward & Hundred Flowers Campaign.
In 1969, an American war hero moves to a remote village in the Philippines and invites hundreds of women to live with him. For over 30 years he ruled as a King before facing charges of over 80 counts of rape.
In 1988, Olivier made a perilous journey across Afghanistan, under Soviet occupation, with a $50,000 donation in his backpack. He then had a car accident, amnesia and the new challenge of rebuilding his identity.