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by Nick Broomfield


On 5th February 2004, 23 illegal Chinese immigrants died on the north coast of England while cockle picking. One of the few survivors of the tragedy, Ai Qin personally stars in the tale of her journey from China to England and the harsh working conditions she is obliged to face in the effort to secure a better life for her son.

international title: Ghosts
original title: Ghosts
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Beyond Films
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Nick Broomfield
film run: 96'
release date: UK 12/01/2007
screenplay: Nick Broomfield, Jez Lewis
cast: Ai Qin Lin, Zhan Yu, Zhe Wei, Man Qin Wei, Yong Aing Zhai
cinematography by: Mark Wolfe
film editing: Peter Christelis
producer: Nick Broomfield, Jez Lewis
production: Lafayette Film Limited, Head Gear Films, Film4, Channel 4
distributor: Tartan Distribution
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