This film views the Changjiang (Yangtze) from the perspective of a young Canadian Violinist who is a member of the Shanghai Orchestra. One summer day she decides to follow the river from its source in Qinghai to where it empties into the East China Sea at Shanghai, with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding of Chinese geography and culture.

Length: 40:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 1999
  • Date Released:
    August 1999
  • Alternate Titles:
  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: 8/70, 15/70
  • Distributor:
  • Produced By:
    Dentsu Tec Inc., China Research Institute of Film Science and Technology, and China Film Production Corporation
  • Executive Producer: Masa Yoshi Ikematsu, Yang Bu Ting
  • Producer: Keiko Machida, Li Shu Ping
  • Director:  Yasushi Sakaguchi, Atsushi Kawamata
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  John Joseph (English script)
  • Cinematography:
  • Sound Editor: 
  • Visual Effects:
  • Music/Score:  Tomohiko Suzuki
  • Editor:
  • Narrator:
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  • Sponsors: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Fujifilm, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Minolta, Oji Paper Co, Japan Pulp and Paper Co., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Minatoya Paper Trading Co., Japan Airlines


  • Cultural Studies
  • Destination
  • Documentary
  • Nature



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