The Resource Last Train Home

Last Train Home

Label
Last Train Home
Title
Last Train Home
Contributor
Distributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the world's largest human migration-an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. LAST TRAIN HOME follows one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Like so many of China's rural poor, Zhang Changhua and Chen Suqin left behind their two infant children for grueling factory jobs. Their daughter Qin-now a restless and rebellious teenager-both bitterly resents their absence and longs for her own freedom away from school, much to the utter devastation of her parents. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, the film is an intimate observation of one fractured family, shedding light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema - Documentary at the **Sundance Film Festival**. Winner of Best Documentary at the **News & Documentary Emmy Awards**
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Zeitgeist Films in 2009
Language note
In Mandarin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fan, Lixin
  • Zeitgeist Films (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asians
  • Current affairs
  • Political science
  • Enthnology
  • Sociology
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Last Train Home
Link
https://kanopy.com/node/5318370
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (91 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
6318369
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(CaSfKAN)kan6318369
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Last Train Home
Link
https://kanopy.com/node/5318370
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (91 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
6318369
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(CaSfKAN)kan6318369
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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