Fei cheng / Ghost Town (2009) DVD5
A remote village in southwest China is haunted by traces of its cultural past while its residents piece together their existence.
Zhiziluo is a town barely clinging to life. Residents of this rural nowhere struggle to find spiritual and material comfort in a world that appears to have left them behind. The three-part documentary examines three different stories from the region, each telling a part of the story.
"Voices" focuses on the town’s two Christian pastors, a middle-aged man and his 87-year-old father; "Recollections" is a group portrait that shows how various villagers cope with the lack of opportunities in a region left behind by China’s economic boom; "Innocence" gives us a few days in the life of a 12-year-old boy abandoned by his parents as he scrounges for food and finds solace among friends and neighbors.

DVD5 | NTSC 16:9 | 02:49:22 | 4.25 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Chinese
Subtitles: English (hardcoded)
Genre: Documentary

Director: Zhao Dayong
Country: China

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