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二十四城记 [videorecording] / Er shi si cheng ji [videorecording] /
北京西河星汇出品 ; 上影集团, 上海电影制片厂, 华润(集团)有限公司 ; 导演贾樟柯 = 24 city / Xstream Pictures presents ; Shanghai Film Group Corporation ; China Resources (Holdings) Co., Ltd ; director Jia Zhangke. Beijing xi he xing hui chu pin ; Shang ying ji tuan, Shanghai dian ying zhi pian chang, Hua run (ji tuan) you xian gong si ; dao yan Jia Zhangke = 24 city / Xstream Pictures presents ; Shanghai Film Group Corporation, China Resources (Holdings) Co., Ltd ; director Jia Zhangke.
imprint
Toronto : Filmswelike.com, 2009.
description
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Toronto : Filmswelike.com, 2009.
standard identifier
628918110910
publisher #
FWL11091
credits note
Executive producer, Zhou Qiang = Chow Keung, Ren Zhonglun, Tang Yong; producer, Jia Zhangke, Shishan Shangsan = Shozo Lchiyama, Wang Hong; screenwriter, Jia Zhangke, Zhai Yongming; director of photography, Yu Liwei, Wang Yu; composer, Banye Xihong = Yoshihiro Hanno, Lin Qiang = Lim Giong; editor, Lin Xudong, Kong Jinlei.
general note
Special features: "Cry me a river": short film by Jia Zhang-ke; film critic Scott Foundas interviews Jia Zhang-ke; theatrical trailer; essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.
performer
Chen Chong = Joan Chen, Lü Liping, Zhao Tao, Chen Jianbin.
abstract
A documentary film on the state-owned Factory 420, also called the Chengdu Engine Group, which was founded in 1958 to produce aviation engines. Now abandoned, the factory is sold for millions to real estate developers to be transformed into a complex of luxury apartment blocks called 24 City. The film revolves around eight dramatic interviews that present three generations with ties to the factory: the first factory workers, more recent employees, and the children of former laborers. Woven into this oral history are three fictional monologues delivered by actors.
language note
In Mandarin with English subtitles.
catalogue key
7224346
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD, all regions, widescreen (1.77:1); stereo with 5.1 audio option.

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