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Mardi Gras: Made in China
Mardi Gras Made in China
Director: David Redmon
Genres: Documentary
NR     2008     1hr 14min

Winner of twenty national and international awards, Mardi Gras: Made in China follows the path of Mardi Gras beads from the naked streets of New Orleans during Carnival (where revelers party and exchange beads for sexual a...  more »


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Director: David Redmon
Creator: Matthew Dougherty
Genres: Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary
Studio: Carnival Esque Film
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/29/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2006
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 14min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

A journey you've never taken before
Marcy Garriott | Austin, TX | 09/21/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This film was a revelation! We may be aware that many of our goods come from overseas, but this film lets us LIVE that reality, following Mardi Gras beads from the hands of diligent Chinese factory workers to frenzied Mardi Gras celebrants in New Orleans. The director never "tells" when he can "show" instead, and as a result we are drawn into the story in a personal, intimate, and eye-opening way. The contrasts are startling and the realities complex. One of the best and most thought-provoking documentaries I've seen."
Really good
Kelli N. Anderson | Brooklyn, NY | 11/12/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"You will learn something from this film while simultaneously being entertained. The clever cuts merge two traditionally-isolated worlds in a way that is very fresh and surprising."