Up the Yangtze Image

Universal acclaim - based on 17 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 13 Ratings

Summary: 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 modern China.
Runtime: 93 min
Production: National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Languages: English, Mandarin
Director Credit
Yung Chang Director
Writer Credit
Yung Chang Writer
Cast Credit
Campbell Ping He Himself
Cindy Shui Yu Herself
Jerry Bo Yu Chen Himself
Producer Credit
Daniel Cross Executive Producer
Germaine Wong Producer
John Christou Producer
Li Li Associate Producer
Lixin Fan Associate Producer
Mila Aung-Thwin Producer
Ravida Din Executive Producer
Sally Bochner Executive Producer
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