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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.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : Zeitgeist Films, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    915.12 UPT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 2007.
Container insert includes interview Q&A by director Yung Chang.
Special features: Time-lapse flood footage of the Yangtze River (3 min.); "Research Demo" footage (9 min.); deleted scenes (25 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Credits Director of photography, Wang Shi Qing ; editor, Hannele Halm ; supervising sound editor, Cory Rizos ; music by Olivier Alary.
Performer Narrated by Yung Chang.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Optional subtitles for the deaf andhearing impaired (SDH).
English, Mandarin and Sichuan dialogue with English subtitles throughout and optional Mandarin subtitles.
Subject San Xia shui li shu niu (China)
Dams -- China
Yangtze River Gorges (China) -- Economic conditions.
Yangtze River Gorges (China) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Aung-Thwin, Mila
Ying Gee Wong, Germaine.
Christou, John
Chang, Yung.
Eyesteelfilm (Firm)
National Film Board of Canada
National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
CBC Newsworld
American Documentary, Inc.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
Added Title POV (Television program)
Standard No. 795975110839
Music No. Z1108 Zeitgeist Films

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