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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


Filmmaker [[Performer~P194449~Wang Bing~wangbing]] 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, [[Performer~P194449~Wang~wangbing]] 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...more