Subjects: Asian Studies, Documentary, Foreign, World Studies
BEIJING TAXI is a feature-length documentary that vividly portrays the ancient capital of China undergoing a profound transformation. The intimate lives of three taxi drivers are seen through a humanistic lens as they navigate a quickly morphing city, confronting modern issues and changing values. The three protagonists radiate a warm sense of humanity despite the struggles that each faces in adapting to new realities of life in the modern city. With stunning imagery of Beijing and a contemporary score rich in atmosphere, BEIJING TAXI communicates a visceral sense of the common citizens' persistent attempts to grasp the elusive.
Director: Miao Wang
Production Year: 2010
Runtime: 78 min.
Prebook Date: 08-30-2011
Release Date: 09-27-2011
Retail SRP: $24.95
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