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Shanghai dreams [videorecording] /
[Beijing de bo ying shi wen hua chuan bo you xian ze ren gong si ; Beijing meng zhou wen hua chuan bo you xian gong si lian he chu pin ; dao yan, Wang Xiaoshuai ; bian ju, Lao Ni, Wang Xiaoshuai].
London : Artificial Eye, [2006].
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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London : Artificial Eye, [2006].
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Not licensed for classroom use.
credits note
Directed and written by Wang Xiaoshuai; screenplay, Lao Ni.
general note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Theatrical trailer, Making of documentary, Wang Xiaoshuai filmography.
Gao Yuanyuan, Li Bin, Yan Anlian, Tang Yang.
"In the mid-1960s the Chinese government, fearing conflict with the Soviet Union, called for strategically important factories to be moved inland to form a 'Third Line of Defense'. Answering their country's call, innumerable workers and their families left their homes in such large cities as Shanghai and Beijing and followed the factories to the barren terrain of western China. Set twenty years later, as the country begins to reform and open up to the rest of the world, Wang Xiaoshuai's moving film tells the poignant tale of one such displaced family and the conflict that arises when 19 year-old Qinghong finds love for the first time with a local boy, much to the disapproval of her father who dreams of returning his family to Shanghai."--Container.
language note
Mandarin with English subtitles.
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technical details
DVD, region 2, PAL; Dolby Digital 5.1, enhanced for widescreen TVs.

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