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Film review: Yumen by Huang Xiang, Xu Ruotao and JP Sniadecki

News   •   Dec 11, 2013 06:18 GMT

Yumen is a ghost city in Gansu, China. Once a thriving oil town with some of the earliest oil extraction plants in China (the operations started during the Qing dinasty, more than a century ago), it is now mostly abandoned. The oil beneath the earth has dried up, most of the population is gone.

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