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Tie Xi Qu

  • Release Date: Apr 18, 2007
  • Runtime: 9 hr. 16 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Social Issues
  • Director:Wang Bing

Synopsis

Filmmaker Wang Bing spent three years charting the decline and decay of one of China's major industrial regions in his over nine-hour, three-part documentary Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks. From 1999 to 2001, Wang traveled via freight train through the northeast district of Tie Xi. Beginning with the four-hour first section entitled Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks -- Part One: Rust, the director visits three important factories in Tie Xi that are all on the verge of closure -- a development sure to...more

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