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Man Zou: Beijing to Shanghai

Riding slowly through the rapidly changin landscape of China

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Trailer for Man Zou: Beijing to Shanghai

Overview

Genre
Adventure, Culture, Environment, Personal Doc, and Social Issues
Synopsis

Man Zou: Beijing to Shanghai is an independently produced feature-length documentary shot in China in the fall of 2008. Arriving in Beijing three weeks after the Olympics, four American friends and their Chinese guide set out on a month long trip to bicycle 1,000 miles of China’s countryside, filming their adventures along the way. Without support vehicles or permits, they were able to capture an intimate and unfiltered look at parts of China that are typically bypassed or flown over. In more ways than one, the bicycle trip is the vehicle to explore the environmental, economic and sociological issues facing China today, as the film intersperses the experiences of the team with the opinions of residents, expats, and academics.

Treatment
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Stage
finished
Running time
102 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
2R Productions and 8 Rivers Films
Country
China
Years of Production
2008-2009
Locations
Beijing, Chengde, Qinhuangdao, Dalian, Yantai, Qingdao, Lianyungang & Shanghai
Prod. Partners
Ian Connors

Distribution Details

Release year
2009
Distribution
No distribution yet
Language
English

Photos

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