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An autobiography about the director's life, career and ultimate disillusionment with The People's Republic of China. Shui-Bo Wang's feature documentary is a visual autobiography of an artist who grew up in China during the historic upheavals of the '60s, '70s and '80s. A rich collage of original artwork and family and archival photographs presents a personal perspective on the turbulent Cultural Revolution and the years that followed. For Shui-Bo Wang and others of his generation, Tiananmen Square was the central symbol of the new China -- a society to be based on equality and cooperation. This animated documentary artfully traces Shui-Bo's roots and his own life journey as he struggles to sort through ideology and arrive at truth.
An autobiography about the director’s life, career and ultimate disillusionment with The People’s Republic of China.
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Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square (French: Le jour se lève sur la place Tienanmen) is a 1998 National Film Board of Canada short animated documentary directed by Shui-Bo Wang.
It is an autobiography about the director’s life, career and ultimate disillusionment with The People’s Republic of China.
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, losing to The Personals. [wikipedia]