Title Up the Yangtze [videorecording] / Eyesteelfilm presents ; in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; developed and produced in association with CBC Newsworld ; National Geographic Channel International ; P.O.V./ American Documentary, Inc. ; Radio-Canada ; ZDF ; executive producers, Daniel Cross, Mila Aung-Thwin, Ravida Din, Sally Bochner ; producers, Mila Aung-Thwin, Germaine Ying Gee Wong, John Christou ; directed by Yung Chang.
Publication [New York, N.Y.] : Zeitgeist Films, 2008.
Edition Anamorphic widescreen format (16:9).
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo Dolby
video file region 1
Call # DVD 915.12 U
System Req DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby 5.1, Dolby stereo 2.0.
Note In English, Mandarin and Sichuan local dialects with English subtitles throughout and optional Mandarin subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Videodisc release of the 2007 documentary.
Container insert includes interview Q&A by director Yung Chang.
Special features included.
Performer Narrated by Yung Chang.
Credits Music by Olivier Alary; editor, Hannele Halm; director of photography, Wang Shi Qing ; supervising sound editor, Cory Rizos.
Summary 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.
Contents Saying goodbye -- Faux-socialism -- Shipping off -- Cindy and Jerry -- How to talk to Westerners -- All of them are happy -- Different lives -- First in my family -- The superstar -- Unrecognizable.
Audience Not rated.
Subject San Xia shui li shu niu (China)
Dams -- China.
Yangtze River Gorges (China) -- Economic conditions.
Yangtze River Gorges (China) -- Social conditions.
Genre Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Addl. Author Aung-Thwin, Mila.
Wong, Germaine Ying Gee.
Christou, John.
Chang, Yung, 1977-
EyeSteelFilm (Firm)
National Film Board of Canada.
National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
CBC Newsworld.
P.O.V. (Firm)
American Documentary, Inc.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
Standard # 795975110839

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