One Says No

Direction
Year 
2020
Country
  • China
Runtime
96min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

OPUS BONUM // Chinese cities expand and gradually absorb the countryside. The village of Yangji was yet another victim to the expansion, which benefits local developers linked to the government. Rural residents are forced to vacate their simple dwellings and make room for new houses and entrepreneurs from the cities. The vast majority of local resistance will subside despite meager compensation and low prospects for decent housing, but Azhong is one of a handful of people who choose to fight against the corrupt system. He does not intend to give up his home. This raw documentary, revealing the inhuman dimension of the Chinese construction boom, is based on his immediate testimony from a barricaded apartment.

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Details

  • Original Title
    One Says No
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Qizhong Li, Xueqi Wei, Dayong Zhao
  • Editing
    Dayong Zhao
  • Music
    Fanqiong Zhu
  • Runtime
    96 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2020
  • Country
    • China
  • Format
    • Colour

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