The Watcher (2011)
Director: Qi Jian
Chinese with English subtitles
“The Watcher” (Watching Tianshan Mountains) is a military-themed movie based on true events that occurred in the late 1970s and 1980s. The film tells the story of 168 martyrs who died for the construction of the Tianshan Highway in Xinjiang, focusing on an ordinary soldier named Chen Yuzhu. Written by Liu Jianwei and directed by Qi Jian, the film was released in China on July 28, 2011, and won the “Golden Angel Award” at the 7th China-US Film Festival.
To watch the film scan the QR code or click here (For English subtitles go to the movie link on YouTube – select SETTING, select the English language – and then click on the CC button next to it)