1428 DVD (CNEX) (Region 3) (Hong Kong Version)

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1428 DVD (CNEX) (Region 3) (Hong Kong Version)

Region Coding: Region 3 (Locked)

Director:
Du Habin

Audio Tracks: 

Dolby Digital 2.0 (stereo)


Languages: 
Mandarin

Subtitles:
English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

Running Time: 
- minutes (TBA)

Production:
CNEX (2009)

Distributor:
Deltamac (HK)

Release Date:
31 July 2014

Synopsis:
The "Great Sichuan Earthquake" took place at 14:28 on May 12, 2008.

10 days after: Scenes not seen on official/TV, "survival" is the keyword. Behind the highly-mediatized official visits, inconsolable grief of families searching for loved ones. Throughout, a vagabond in tattered clothes wanders among the ruins, observing tragic scenes. A monk and a Taoist visionary suggest: "the earthquake is the consequence of Earth-Gods no longer worshipped."

210 days after: Harsh winter, villagers preparing for Lunar New Year, the Vagabond and family are detailing grievances about the ill-handling of rebuilding schemes and relief funds. Gearing up for a high official's visit, comes a thorough clean-up of the villages and tent-resettlement for refugees. Promise made for all to live in houses in winter seems tough to keep. Fake parts in the community transformer brought electricity blackout for New Year's Eve reunion dinners.

*Orizzonti Prize for Best documentary, the 66th Venice International Film Festival, 2009

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