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Dong

  • Release Date: Nov 18, 2006
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 6 min.
  • Genres: Documentary Drama
  • Director:Jia Zhang Ke

Synopsis

Filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke records an artist at work as well as the changing landscape of China in this documentary. Painter Liu Xiao-dong, who is well known for his large canvases and his leading role in China's "Cynical Realist" movement, travels to the city of Fengjie to work on a project, using people who will lose their homes to the massive Three Gorges Dam as models. Nearly a million will be displaced once the dam is completed, and in Fengjie Xiao-dong paints former factory workers lounging and playing...more

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