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In China, it is simply known as "The River." But the Yangtze and all of the life that surrounds it is undergoing a truly astonishing transformation wrought by the largest hydroelectric project in history, the Three Gorges Dam. Chang's film beautifully captures the microcosmic society of a luxury liner with an Upstairs Downstairs approach. Below deck: A bewildered young girl trains as a dishwasher sent to work by her peasant family, who is on the verge of relocation from the encroaching floodwaters. Above deck: A phalanx of wealthy international tourists set sail to catch a last glance of a country in dramatic flux. Singularly moving and cinematically breathtaking, UP THE YANGTZE gives a human dimension to the wrenching changes facing not only an increasingly globalized China, but the world at large.

Up The Yangtze is an Documentary movie that was released in 2008 and has a run time of 1 hr 33 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 84.

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| 2008 | 1 hr 33 min | 7.5/10 | 84/100
Cast
Jerry Bo Yu Chen, Campbell Ping He, Cindy Shui Yu
Director
Yung Chang
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