Beijing Taxi

Beijing Taxi

Title: Beijing Taxi

Release: 2010

Rating: 6.8

Language: Mandarin

Country: USA

Runtime: 0

Genre: Action,Documentary

Beijing Taxi

Release 2010
Rating 6.8
Language Mandarin
Country USA
Runtime 0
Genre Action,Documentary



BEIJING TAXI is a feature-length documentary that vividly portrays the ancient capital of China undergoing a profound transformation. The intimate lives of three taxi drivers are seen through a humanistic lens as they navigate a quickly morphing city, confronting modern issues and changing values. The three protagonists radiate a warm sense of humanity despite the struggles that each faces in adapting to new realities of life in the modern city. With stunning imagery of Beijing and a contemporary score rich in atmosphere, BEIJING TAXI communicates a visceral sense of the common citizens' persistent attempts to grasp the elusive. The 2008 Summer Olympic Games serve as the backdrop for BEIJING TAXI's story, a coming out party for a rising nation and a metaphor for Chinese society and its struggles to reconcile enormous contradictions while adjusting to a new capitalist system that can seem foreign to some in the Communist-ruled and educated society. Candid and perceptive in its filming ...

Director :

Miao Wang

Writer :

Miao Wang