Moving the Mountain

01/06/2009
  |  Buy to Own: 01/06/2009
  |  83 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Moving documentary that traces the events of the student uprisings in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Director Michael Apted employs a combination of newsreel footage, interviews with those who were there, and re-enactments of events to capture the mood of the time. The film delves into the student leaders' personal histories and, through interviews, provides a fascinating snapshot of the motivations and passions that led to the uprising.