China Heavyweight

Director Yung Chang
Genre Documentary
Runtime 89 minutes
Supplier EyeSteelFilms
Festivals/Awards Sundance Film Festival Official Selection 2012
Release Date In theatres on May 11, 2012
DVD/Blu-ray available on January 15, 2013


In central China, a master coach recruits poor rural teenagers and turns them into Western-style boxing champions. The top students face dramatic choices as they graduate - should they fight for the collective good or for themselves? A metaphor for the choices everyone in the new China faces now.

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