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Interview With Up the Yangtze Director Yung Chang

Scoop TV Interview With Up the Yangtze Director Yung Chang

Reporter Natasha Burling
Produced by Selwyn Manning

Up the Yangtze takes us on the surreal journey of China’s unfaltering drive towards modernity with two teenagers affected in different ways by their nation’s ambition. The Three Gorges River is set to be flooded to create the world’s largest hydroelectric power station, displacing two million people in the process.

Scoop TV interviews Up The Yangtze's director Yung Chang about the making of this film.

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Director: Yung Chang

Photography: Wang Shi Qing

Editor: Hannele Halm

Music: Oliver Alary

Starring: Cindy Yu Shu, Jerry Chen Bo Yu

Festivals: Vancouver, Amsterdam Documentary 2007; Sundance 2008

In English and Mandarin with English subtitles

93 minutes

The film’s website compliments the film with maps, and historical and geographical information.


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