About

A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.

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Directed by

Jia Zhangke

Written by

Jia Zhangke (Screenplay)
Jiamin Sun (Screenplay)
Na Guan (Screenplay)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

China

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one china worker demolition barrage resettlement

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#698 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#64 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?