LAST TRAIN HOME

By Lixin FAN

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Documentary - Completed 2009


    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lixin FAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Mila AUNG-THWIN
    • Synopsis
    • Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important holiday in the lunar calendar. It remains the last stronghold of Chinese traditions that are withering rapidly with the invasion of new values. Each year, hundreds of millions of migrant workers return to their homes from the city to the rural countryside, throwing the transportation system into utter chaos. For many migrants, the cheapest and fastest route home is by train. People camp at railway station for tickets, climb through windows, stand for days and nights, wear diapers to avoid using the lavatory, and struggle to stay in sanity to survive the ride. They are determined to return home at any cost for the solemn purpose of getting back to see their families.
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