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Cycling China With Peter Crosby

Directed by JiaMu MENG
American Photographer's China Odyssey Revisited After Three Decades

Overview

Genre
Adventure, Cultural History, Docutainment, Foreign Worlds, and Personal Doc
Synopsis

Twenty-seven years ago at the age of 39, the American photographer Peter Sherman Crosby made an unforgettable expedition through China's interior, cycling solo between Beijing and Hong Kong.

In 2017, Peter decided to return to the Chinese capital and repeat what he had thought would be a once-in-a-lifetime biking experience. Eight provinces and nearly 4,000 kilometers lie between him and his final destination on the southern coast as he retraces his original route.

In 2021, at age 66, he completed his return to the belly of the dragon bicycling adventure as the 4-part series on China Global TV Network (CGTN) - "Cycling China with Peter Crosby" - soon to also be broadcast on National Geographic TV.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
192, 128 or 46 minutes

Credits

  • Peter Sherman Crosby ... Creator, Producer, Cameras, Host
  • WeiHu YUAN ... ExecProducer
  • JiaMu MENG ... Director
  • Junyi CHEN ... Director of Photography

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Yunji Media
Country
China
Years of Production
2017-2021
Locations
Beijing, Shanxi, Hebei, Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Guangdong, Shenzhen, Hong Kong
Prod. Partners
Shanghai Media Group, Xigua Video

Distribution Details

Release year
2021
Awards
China Academy, Best International Communication Series, Nomination
Distribution
China Global TV Network, National Geographic TV, Xigua Video
Broadcast (Prod.)
China Global TV Network, Shanghai Media Group, Xigua Video
Broadcast (Acq.)
National Geographic TV for 2022
Language
English, Chinese
Subtitles
English, Chinese

Photos

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