Last Train Home in Industrializing China

Review of Last Train Home, Directed by Lixin FanThe documentary Last Train Home tells the heart-wrenching story of a family caught in the turbulence of an industrializing China. Every Spring, for Chinese New Year, 130 million migrant workers trek back to their rural homes to rejoin their families, only to return again to their urban employment. The film was released in 2009 and now, four years later, the story is still relevant.Zhang Changhua (father) and Chen Suqin (mother) have a teenage … [Read more...]