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Last Train Home (2009)
"Gui tu lie che" (original title)

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A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

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A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

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$24,207 (USA) (3 September 2010)

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$285,848 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Very Good
8 March 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was born in GuangZhou, China, where the movie was partially made. I worked with those who left hometown to China big cities to work. Given that, i can tell you that the movie is telling us a real story, and showing a true face of The GuangZhou Railway station. For more than 10 years, one horrible place to visit is the GuangZhou Railway Station---dirty, crowded, a lot of thieves, toilets not enough...

I guess this movie is very for for us to show the next generation who would be brought up in Canada. They then shall understand why GuangZhou people are eager to go overseas. This movie is also good for those who never visit China, as most of the time, the medias tend to show the good stories, not the truth.


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