Together in Guangzhou (2011)

The first feature film to document an Asian Games, "Together in Guangzhou" is a celebration of Asian sports in the 21st century. Now, journey with the film as it narrates the stories of ... See full summary »

Director:

Jun Gu

Writer:

Jun Gu

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Mark Griffiths Mark Griffiths ... Narrator
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The first feature film to document an Asian Games, "Together in Guangzhou" is a celebration of Asian sports in the 21st century. Now, journey with the film as it narrates the stories of athletes from China, Myanmar, India, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan and Japan and their aspirations and dreams at the 16th Asian Games. Beginning with the popular Chinese sport, the Dragon Boat Race, the Chinese team has to overcome the mental pressure and perfect their techniques to engage in a battle with neighboring country, Myanmar. Then travel to South Asia, and watch India Men's National Kabaddi team display their skills at home and in Guangzhou, promoting this popular ancient sport to the Chinese people and the world. Next, watch middle distance runner, Adnan who uses sports as a form of expression to seek peace in his war-torn country, Iraq. He overcomes the dangers of his own safety and persists in his training in the hopes of bringing home a medal from Guangzhou. The film moves on to ... Written by Amelia Lee

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Country:

China

Release Date:

1 November 2011 (China) See more »

Filming Locations:

Burma See more »

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Dolby SR

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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