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Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002)

551 min - Documentary - 26 April 2002
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Filmed between 1999 and 2001, WEST OF THE TRACKS details the gradual decline of Shenyang’s industrial Tiexi district, an area that was once a vibrant example of China’s socialist economy. But industry is changing, and the factories of Tiexi are closing. Director Wang Bing introduces us to some of the workers affected by the closures, and to their families. With a total runtime of more than nine hours, the film comprises three parts: “Rust”, “Remnants”, and “Rails”.

Director:  Wang Bing
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Filmed between 1999 and 2001, WEST OF THE TRACKS details the gradual decline of Shenyang’s industrial Tiexi district, an area that was once a vibrant example of China’s socialist economy. But industry is changing, and the factories of Tiexi are closing. Director Wang Bing introduces us to some of the workers affected by the closures, and to their families. With a total runtime of more than nine hours, the film comprises three parts: “Rust”, “Remnants”, and “Rails”.


Collections: Wang Bing

Genres: Documentary

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Country:   Netherlands,   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  26 April 2002

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Production Companies:  Wang Bing Film Workshop

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Runtime:  9 h 11 min

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