Up the Yangtze

Up the Yangtze

                                    Up the Yangtze
| 1 h 33 min
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This award-winning documentary follows the Shiu family as their home is destroyed by the rising waters of China’s Yangtze River - a consequence of the Three Gorges Project, the largest hydroelectric dam in history.

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  • music
    Olivier Alary
  • editor
    Hannele Halm
  • director of photography
    Wang Shi Qing
  • executive producer
    Daniel Cross
    Mila Aung-Thwin
    Ravida Din
    Sally Bochner
  • producer
    Mila Aung-Thwin
    Germaine Ying Gee Wong
    John Christou
  • director
    Yung Chang
  • participant
    Cindy Yu Shui
    Yu Ting Jun
    Yang Zhi Bi
    Yu Zhang Ying
    Yu Deng Feng
    Jerry Chen Bo Yu
    Spencer Zheng Li Jie
  • executive producer
    Sydney Suissa
    Stephen Hunter
    Cara Mertes
    Jean Pelletier
    Hans Robert Eisenhauer
  • cinematographer
    Wang Shi Qing
    Yung Chang
  • sound recordist
    Lixin Fan
  • supervising sound editor
    Cory Rizos
  • sound editor
    Kyle Stanfield
  • sound mixer
    Serge Boivin
    Shelley Craig
  • foley artist
    Karl De Serres
  • sound engineer
    Howard Bilerman

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  • beaulac

    I loved this film; it is pertinent to Canadians because it shows how helpless peole are when there is corruption and no rule of law to portect them.

    beaulac, 11 Sep 2013
  • amier

    PandaBear - I'm not sure I understand what your objection to this film is. NFB has produced numerous films about China over the preceding decades, this being just one of them. As for your contention that China doesn't make documentaries like this about other countries, I can assure you that CCTV (Chinese) does.

    amier, 31 Oct 2012
  • PanadaBear

    Sorry, why is this on the NFB? What does it have to do with Canada exactly? You don't see the Chinese making documentaries about Canada like this. Grow up Canada. Thank god I left you to live in China.

    PanadaBear, 22 Dec 2011