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China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province

USA, 2009 (MIFF 2010, Documentary)

Director: Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill

For those grieving for the 70,000 who died in the Sichuan Province's 2008 earthquake, justice is just one more thing they'll have to live without.

D Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill P Jon Alpert, Peter Kwong, Michelle Mi, Matthew O'Neill, Ming Xia WS HBO L Chengdu dialect, Mandarin w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2009

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