Up the Yangtze

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  • A "farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered.


  • Originally produced as a feature film in 2007.
  • Container insert includes interview Q&A by director Yung Chang.
  • Special features: Time-lapse flood footage of the Yangtze River (3 min.); "Research Demo" footage (9 min.); deleted scenes (25 min.); theatrical trailer (2 min.).
  • DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby 5.1, Dolby stereo 2.0.
  • In English, Mandarin and Sichuan local dialects with English subtitles throughout and optional Mandarin subtitles.
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired.
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