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Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002)

Tiexi qu (original title)
The impact of the decline of heavy industry on workers and their families in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, China, at the turn of the 21st century, documented unflinchingly by a fly-on-the-wall camera.

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Bing Wang
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The impact of the decline of heavy industry on workers and their families in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, China, at the turn of the 21st century, documented unflinchingly by a fly-on-the-wall camera.

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Country:

China | Netherlands

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

9 June 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Il distretto di Tiexi See more »

Filming Locations:

Shenyang, Liaoning, China See more »

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(3 parts)

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Almost record my father's whole life
22 October 2018 | by frodohanks1986See all my reviews

I was born and raised up in Tie Xi, the industry zone in ShenYang city, Liao Ning, China. My father is a Central heating system engineer(Nuan Qi), which is an unique steam heating system in North China. He is one of the engineer works on the land of YanFen, the area in part three of the movie. For the rebuild of that area. This film record almost the whole life of the people like father's age in TieXi. Even though Yanfen and factory already rebuild or move to urban area, I still can remember some of them. Thanks to the staff of this film, this is a gift especial for the people born after the Industry era of Shenyang.


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