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What route does your cargo take from China?

What route does your cargo take from China?

35 days, 861 hours, 51,420 minutes - that's how long the longest film in history, called "Logistics", lasts. In it you will not predictably sharp plots, famous Hollywood actors and comedic antics. It is the journey of an ordinary product from China, namely, an electronic pedometer from the store where it is sold. To the factory where it was produced. Yes, yes, we did not mix anything up. Return route.

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE MOVIE?

Show people how many stages, processes, hours of transportation and production go through 1 thing that every consumer expects so much. The main idea of the directors was to raise the topic of the value of any product. And also to remind how many people were invested in ensuring that the product reached you safe and sound, how many factories, labor force, transport were involved and how important and difficult work it is to produce, announce, deliver, sell.

HOW WAS THE MOVIE TAKEN?

No action and 3D. Film footage is a continuous process of real-time logistics. And all you will see is how the vehicles change and the route changes. For example, a pedometer will travel from a store in Stockholm to the middle of Sweden. And then he will go by train to the port of Gothenburg. After 4 weeks in the Elly Maersk container, it will sail to the port of Shenzhen and get to the manufacturer's home factory.

WHAT INTERESTING HAPPENED DURING FILMING?

The film was shot in 2011. And since the route of the pedometer passed through the countries of North Africa, and at that time the Arab Spring was taking place there (a wave of protests), the directors were able to show another undeniable fact - danger. Both for the product and for the people who deliver it. As well as an increase in the delivery time due to various circumstances and difficulties of the countries through which the goods are transported.

WHO WATCHED AND WHERE WAS THIS FILM SHOWN?

The film Logistics was presented at various film festivals in China, Sweden, and Germany in 2012. But the world premiere took place in 2014 in the city of Shenzhen, the hometown of the main character. The show was broadcast on the Internet, but it could also be seen in libraries, universities, and exhibitions. Moreover, the film has a trailer for 1 hour 20 minutes and as many as 500,000 views on YouTube.

CAN I WATCH NOW?

Yes, watching the film is available on the Vimeo platform and costs $15.

IS IT WORTH WATCHING THE FULL VERSION OF THE MOVIE?

No, you shouldn't if you don't have much time and you don't want to contemplate the beauty of nature, the road, the sea and the railway. And what you should do is to understand that more than 800 hours of continuous work is invested in the manufacture and delivery of the product at a time when you can just go down to the next street to get it.

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