A luxury cruise boat motors up the Yangtzenavigating the mythic waterway known in China simply as "The River."
The Yangtze is about to be transformed by the biggest hydroelectric dam in history. At the river's edge, a young woman says goodbye to her family as the floodwaters rise towards their small homestead. The Three Gorges Dam contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracleprovides the epic backdrop for Up the Yangtze, a dramatic feature documentary on life inside modern China.
Canadian Connection: The direcor, Yung Chang, is a Canadian filmmaker based in Montreal.
Producer(s): Germaine Ying-Gee Wong, Mila Aung-Thwin, John Christou
Screenplay: Yung Chang
Official Site: www.uptheyangtze.com