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Chung Kuo: China (1972)

207 min - Documentary - 26 December 1972
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A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit. The 220 minute version consists of three parts. The first part, taken around Beijing, includes a cotton factory, older sections of the city, and a clinic where a Cesarean operation is performed, using acupuncture. The middle part visits the Red Flag canal and a collective farm in Henan, as well as the old city of Suzhou. The final part shows the port and industries of Shanghai, and ends with a stage presentation by Chinese acrobats.

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A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit. The 220 minute version consists of three parts. The first part, taken around Beijing, includes a cotton factory, older sections of the city, and a clinic where a Cesarean operation is performed, using acupuncture. The middle part visits the Red Flag canal and a collective farm in Henan, as well as the old city of Suzhou. The final part shows the port and industries of Shanghai, and ends with a stage presentation by Chinese acrobats.



Genres: Documentary

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Country:   Italy
Language:  普通话, Italian
Release Date:  26 December 1972

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Production Companies:  RAI

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Runtime:  3 h 27 min

A documentary on China, concentrating mainly on the faces of the people, filmed in the areas they were allowed to visit.

The 220 minute version consists of three parts.

Chung Kuo: China by Michelangelo Antonioni, 1972, Movie Trailer