24 City

Change and a city in China. In Chengdu, factory 420 is being pulled down to make way for multi-story buildings with luxury flats. Scenes of factory operations, of the workforce, and of buildings stripped bare and then razed, are inter-cut with workers who were born in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s telling their stories - about the factory, which manufactured military aircraft, and about their work and their lives. A middle-aged man visits his mentor, now elderly; a woman talks of being a 19-year-old beauty there and ending up alone. The film concludes with two young people talking, each the child of workers, each relaying a story of one visit to a factory. Times change.


Domestic (7.8%)
Summary Details
DistributorThe Cinema Guild
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Runtime1 hr 52 min
Opening Weekend$6,082
1 theaters
Release DateJun 5, 2009 - Nov 1, 2009
Widest Release2 theaters
In Release210 days/30 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 5-772$6,082-1-$6,082$6,0821
Jun 19-2198$1,600-2-$800$21,7183
Jul 3-598$454-1-$454$23,9055
Jul 31-Aug 296$1,754-2-$877$25,9999
Aug 21-23109$1,095-2-$547$28,28412
Sep 18-20121$606-2-$303$29,45016
Sep 25-27131$384-36.6%1-1$384$29,83417
Oct 9-11128$246-1-$246$30,35719
Oct 30-Nov 1124$442-1-$442$30,80022
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