The Shaft

The Shaft  {Dixia de tiankong}
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The Shaft
Dixia de tiankong
China, 2008, 98 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Asian, Drama, Environment, Seniors
Program: New Voices/New Visions
Language: Mandarin English Sub-Titles

Set amid the imposing mountains of western China, the dreams and disappointments of a family of coalmine workers poignantly reflect the plight of a vast number of ordinary laborers unable to climb the ladder of the country's post-Communist economy.

DIRECTOR: Zhang Chi
Producer: Hu Guipu, Kang Jianmin
Editor: Zhang Chi
Screenwriter: Zhang Chi
Cinematographer: Liu Shumin
Music: Guo Sida
Principal Cast: Huang Xuan, Luo Deyuan, Zheng Luoqian, Gong Qiyi, Li Chen
Filmography: Debut Feature


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