China's Great Wall (2006)

Genres - History, Science & Technology, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Architecture & Design, Inventions & Innovations, World History  |   Release Date - Jan 1, 2007 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Nathan Southern

The documentary China's Great Wall provides a feature-length exploration of the titular monument, posited in the early 21st Century as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. A structure spanning 6,700 kilometers, so mighty that it can be easily glimpsed in low extraterrestrial orbit, the Wall reportedly claimed the lives of 2-3 million Chinese over the many centuries required to complete it. This program places a dual emphasis on the myths and legends surrounding the structure and the technical feat that it represents, areas explored via super-advanced CGI, aerial photography and on-camera reenactments.



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