North China Factory

North China Factory


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This documentary from 1980 depicts a factory community in China where over 6000 workers process, spin and weave raw cotton into 90 million yards of high-quality cloth per year. Also seen are the workers' residential, social, recreational and educational facilities, all located on factory property. The film presents an engrossing study of a lifestyle that is very different from that of the Western world.

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North China Factory , Tony Ianzelo & Boyce Richardson, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Tony Ianzelo
    Boyce Richardson
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • executive producer
    Barrie Howells
  • photography
    Tony Ianzelo
  • sound
    Hans Oomes
  • editing
    Ginny Stikeman
  • sound editing
    Margaret Wong
  • narrator
    Donald Sutherland

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