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Fan, Lixin

Works: 4 works in 28 publications in 2 languages and 1,084 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer, Film editor, Author
Classifications: HD5856.C6 G85 2010, 331.127951
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Publications about Lixin Fan
Publications by Lixin Fan
Most widely held works by Lixin Fan
Last train home Gui tu lie che ( visu )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
"Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan... travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, Last Train Home's intimate observation of one fractured family sheds light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower."--Container
Gui tu lie che Last train home ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Every year in China the same dramatic ritual takes place: In the factory towns of the south, millions of migrant factory workers fight for space on overcrowded trains, trying to return home for the Chinese New Year. The Zhangs have lived this way for twenty years. They barely know their own children, who are being raised by relatives back home. This year, the tenous family model has broken and they travel with additional purpose: they must bring home their runaway teenage daughter, so that she can return to school and not have to spend the rest of her life in a factory
China on film the new millennium ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Zeitgeist Films presents six award-winning documentaries and feature films that examine the human side of China's rapidly changing social, economic and political landscape in the 21st century
Last train home by Lixin Fan( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 1 library worldwide
Alternative Names
Chinese (21)
English (7)
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