Scoop TV Interview With Up the Yangtze Director Yung Chang
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.
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
The film’s website www.uptheyangtze.com compliments the film with maps, and historical and geographical information.