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American Factory

2019-08-21 | Documentary

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In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
Director: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert
Stars: Junming 'Jimmy' Wang, Sherrod Brown

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    Best Documentary Feature

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The casts of American Factory are Junming 'Jimmy' Wang starring as Self - Vice President, Fuyao, Sherrod Brown starring as Self - U.S. Senator, Ohio, Dave Burrows starring as Self - Vice President, Fuyao Glass America, John Gauthier starring as Self - President, Fuyao Glass America, Rob Haerr starring as Self - Furnace Supervisor, Cynthia Harper starring as Self - Lamination Specialist.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of American Factory is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 96/100, Metacritic rating is 86/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
On July 30, 2021, there were 4933 public reaction to American Factory including economical, happy camper, gets harder and harder, broad perspective, giving look inside.
The release date of American Factory is August 21, 2019.
American Factory won 2020 Academy Awards, USA, 2019 Sundance Film Festival, 2020 Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US, 2020 Directors Guild of America, USA, 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards, 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards, 2019 Ashland Independent Film Festival, 2019 Critics' Choice Documentary Awards, 2019 Gotham Awards, 2019 International Documentary Association and 7 others.
The director of American Factory is Steven Bognar.
The runtime of American Factory is 110 minutes.
The genre of American Factory is Documentary.
The full version of American Factory is provided by Netflix