The Great Wall of China

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The Great Wall of China is a TV movie docudrama chronicling the illustrious history of the famed wall from its initial construction in the 16th Century in response to the threat of Mongol invasion to its present state as an international treasure and cherished monument to human achievement. This fascinating film is filled to the brim with archeological discoveries, first-person accounts, historical data, and many other facts about the wall. However, the story isn't all just clinical facts.

In the midst of the story of the first building of the wall lies a very moving human drama. At the center of this drama is an anxious emperor, an ambitious general, and a lowly soldier who is forced into grueling labor to finally find redemption. There are other human emotions embroiled in their stories: anger, mirth, isolation.

Channel 4
1 Season, 1 Episode
October 1, 2007
Documentary & Biography, History
Cast: Yu Beng Lim, Gerald Chew, George Chan, Hi Ching
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  • Based on astonishing archaeological finds and extraordinary first-person accounts, this film tells the story of one of the greatest wonders the world has ever known: The Great Wall of…

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