North China factory

Canada, 1980

Film
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North China Factory gives the audience a chance to see a factory community in China where over six thousand workers process, spin and weave raw cotton into ninety million yards of high-quality cloth per year. Also seen are the workers’ residential, social, recreational and educational facilities, all of which are located on factory property. Highlights of the film are the retirement and wedding ceremonies, in which factory management plays a major part. The film is an engrossing study of a lifestyle that is very different from that of the Western world.

Credits

co-director

Tony Ianzelo

Boyce Richardson

producer

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:55:33:00

Colour

Colour

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