Building 173, 2009.  Click on image above to watch trailer.

Duration: 1m32s.  Full film 55 mins.

Location: Shanghai

Building 173 in downtown Shanghai has witnessed three quarters of a century of the most dramatic upheaval in Chinese history.  It is stolen property.  It has also been the scene of a murder and a target for thugs.  In this intimate documentary, its residents tell of how violent changes whirled around the aparpment block, seeping in through the doors and windows and transforming the lives of those within.