Release Date: February 8, 2008 (limited)
On DVD/VOD: October 7, 2008
1h 33m | Documentary
A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtzenavigating the mythic waterway known in China simply as "The River."
The Yangtze is about to be transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history. At the river's edge, a young woman says goodbye to her family as the floodwaters rise towards their small homestead. The Three Gorges Dam contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracleprovides the epic backdrop for Up the Yangtze, a dramatic feature documentary on life inside modern China.
Canadian Connection: The direcor, Yung Chang, is a Canadian filmmaker based in Montreal.
|Studio:||Eyesteelfilm and The National Film Board of Canada|
|Producer(s):||Germaine Ying-Gee Wong, John Christou, Mila Aung-Thwin|
|Cast:||Cindy Yu Shui, Jerry Chen Bo Yu|