"Up the Yangtze" at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival's Cinema Paradiso - CinemaDave
Jun. 1st, 2008 07:38 pm "Up the Yangtze" at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival's Cinema Paradiso
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. Country of Origin: Canada Year: 2007 Language: English / Mandarin Genre: Documentary Interest: Running Time: 93 min Format: Digital Director: Yung Chang Producer(s): Mila Aung-Thwin Writer(s): Yung Chang