It is more than seventy years ago that the current People’s Republic of China was established and the Communists expelled the nationalists to Taiwan. Is Taiwan still a part of China?
In the final episode, Ruben therefore travels from mainland China to Taiwan in search of stories from people in both countries who have experienced this charged history. Why do the Chinese think that Taiwan belongs to China today? What do the Taiwanese want their future to look like? Are they afraid that their lives will change drastically?
In Chinese dreams, documentary maker and China expert Ruben Terlou travel further through China, driven by his fascination for the Chinese and with the rapidly changing society as a compass.
Original title: Het land aan de overkant
Director and Sound: Jeroen de Greef
Presentation and Photography: Ruben Terlou
Camera: Peter Vancraesbeek & Joost van Herwijnen
Editing: Jan van der weken
Research: René van ´t Erve
Executive producer: Marit Gerritsen
Production: Jorike Verlaan
Mixage: Joost Oskamp
Colour correction: John Thorberg
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