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The invisible nation : the story of the Algonquin = Le peuple invisible : l'histoire des Algonquins

Author: National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montréal, Québec] : NFB, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen [ed.]View all editions and formats
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"A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtze -- navigating the mythic waterway known in China simply as "The River". The Yangtze is about to be transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history. At the river's edge a young woman says goodbye to her family as the floodwaters rise towards their small homestead. The Three Gorges Dam -- contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle -- provides the epic backdrop  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 607308518
Language Note: Soundtracks and subtitles available in English or French, with some Algonquin.
Notes: Videorecording not viewed.
Originally released in 2007.
Public performance rights included.
Credits: Associate producers, Lixin Fan, Li Li ; production supervisor, Michael Mk Siu ; music by, Olivier Alary ; editor, Hannele Halm ; director of photography, Wang Shi Qing ; executive producers, Daniel Cross, Mila Aung-Twin, Ravida Din and Sally Bochner.
Cast: Featuring Cindy Yu Shui and Jerry Chen Bo Yu.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Story of the Algonquin
Peuple invisible
Histoire des Algonquins
Responsibility: [research, script and direction, Richard Desjardins, Robert Monderie].

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"A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtze -- navigating the mythic waterway known in China simply as "The River". The Yangtze is about to be transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history. At the river's edge a young woman says goodbye to her family as the floodwaters rise towards their small homestead. The Three Gorges Dam -- contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle -- provides the epic backdrop for Up the Yangtze, a dramatic feature documentary on life inside the 21st century Chinese dream"--Container.

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