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Up the Yangtze

Author: Germaine Ying Gee WongMila Aung-ThwinYung ChangJerry YuJerry Chen Bo YuAll authors
Publisher: [Montréal] : National Film Board of Canada, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView 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: Germaine Ying Gee Wong; Mila Aung-Thwin; Yung Chang; Jerry Yu; Jerry Chen Bo Yu; Cindy Yu Shui; John Christou; National Film Board of Canada.; CBC Newsworld.; Eyesteelfilm (Firm); Sociť ̌Radio-Canada.
OCLC Number: 700037496
Language Note: Narration in English; In Sichuan local dialects with English subtitles.
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.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: produced by EyeSteelfilm in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; produced in association with CBC Newsworld/SRC and American Documentary ; written and directed by Yung Chang ; produced by, Mila Aung-Thwin, Germaine Ying Gee Wong and JohnChristou.

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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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