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Up the Yangtze : a Yung Chang film

Author: Mila Aung-ThwinGermaine Ying Gee WongJohn ChristouYung ChangEyesteelfilm (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Australia : Madman Films (Distributor), ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : DVD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mila Aung-Thwin; Germaine Ying Gee Wong; John Christou; Yung Chang; Eyesteelfilm (Firm); National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 489321232
Language Note: In English and Mandarin with English subtitles for non-English sections.
Notes: Originally produced as a feature film in 2007.
Special features: deleted scenes; home videos; interview with Yung Chang; photo library.
Credits: Music by Olivier Alary; editor, Hannele Halm; director of photography, Wang Shi Qing ; supervising sound editor, Cory Rizos.
Performer(s): Narrated by Yung Chang.
Awards: Winner: Best documentary, Golden Horse Film Festival Taipei, 2008.
Winner Best documentary, Vancover International Film Festival, 2008.
Winner: Golden Gate Award for Best documentary, San Francisco International Film Festival, 2008.
Target Audience: M - suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. NOTE: Contains offensive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 4; Dolby digital; Anamorphic widescreen format (16:9).
Responsibility: Eyesteelfilm presents ; in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Mila Aung-Thwin, Germaine Ying Gee Wong, John Christou ; directed by Yung Chang.

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A "farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered.

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