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Beijing Taxi.

Author: Miao Wang; Three Water Productions (Firm),
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, Three Water Productions, 2018. 2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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This timely, uncensored and richly cinematic portrait of China's ancient capital captures the true nature of a city as it undergoes a profound transformation. The film takes an intimate and compelling look at the lives of three cab drivers as they confront modern issues and changing values against the backdrop of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Through their daily struggles infused with humor and quiet determination,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online media
Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Miao Wang; Three Water Productions (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1050740684
Language Note: In English, Mandarin.
Notes: Film.
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Event notes: Originally produced by Three Water Productions in 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (79 min.) : flv file, sound
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This timely, uncensored and richly cinematic portrait of China's ancient capital captures the true nature of a city as it undergoes a profound transformation. The film takes an intimate and compelling look at the lives of three cab drivers as they confront modern issues and changing values against the backdrop of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Through their daily struggles infused with humor and quiet determination, BEIJING TAXI reveals the complexity and contradictions of China's shifting paradigm.. Nominated for the Grand Jury Award for Documentary Feature at the SXSW Film Festival.. "Interesting and Poignant ... Seamless ... Elegantly Framed."--The New York Times. "Critic's Pick! Mesmerizing!" - New York Magazine.

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