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Boatmen On The Mao Yan River


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A True Story
There is a swift river in the mountainous area of Hunan Province in the central part of China, the Mao Yan River. The Boatmen portrays the conflict of generations, as the father plies his trade of transporting sand along this remote river on his pole driven boat.

The son sees no future in continuing his father's occupation and dreams of going to the big city, to make money, and experience an exciting life.

This film won the Best Short Documentary Film Award at the 1993 International Television and Film Festival in Sichuan, China.

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  • Directors: Song Jichang
  • Writers: Clarissa Dong, Ayal Nitzan, Bill Rogers
  • Producers: John David Rees & Clarissa Dong
  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: All Regions
  • Studio: Shanghai International Film and Media Exchange
  • DVD Release Date: December 23, 2009
  • Run Time: 27 minutes
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  • ASIN: B0031TZXPE
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #925,861 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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