Rosewood with Noble Character

Mr Gu Yongqi, born in Nantong in Jiangsu province, is lauded as China's No.1 carpenter in Chinese antique furniture. He has overcome many technical problems including crack, deformation, and breakage in rosewood artefacts that existed in the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty, and has uncovered the secret to allow a tiny space for wood shrinkage and expansion in rosewood furniture. To quote Wang Shixiang, a well-known collector in China, as saying, "Mr Gu's artefacts are smoother than jade, milder than anything that you ever felt, and silkier than the skin of teenage maidens." His work has already been regarded as part of the world's best luxury. Mr Gu has built a team of dedicated artisans, who have consistently adhered to the principle of delicacy, precision and exquisiteness. The film, based on the story of Gu Yongqi, took a total of three years to complete. It is a vivid display of the diligent and enterprising Chinese people who are striving for perfection at work. More broadly, it is also a reflection of the unique Chinese culture and the philosophy of Chinese nationals as a whole.

Running Time
1 hours 16 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Yiqing Zhang
Country
China
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Rosewood with Noble Character» (23)

Amanda McDonald avatar
Amanda McDonald

The quintessential Documentary movie. One of my favorite! A timeless classic, one of the best of all time.

Gary P. avatar
Gary P.

This movie was a flawlessly directed masterpiece. Just watch it.

Anna avatar
Anna

Amazing movie and I can't wait to see what the sequel(s) will provide for us.

Dorothy avatar
Dorothy

This movie blew me away; however not the first time I saw it, I had to watch it twice to truly appreciate the message and the power of this film. Maybe I wasn't fully paying attention or maybe I was too young at the time but I am so glad that I watched it again.

Jordan avatar
Jordan

Great movie! I would recommend this to anyone

Bruce Reed avatar
Bruce Reed

This is the best Documentary movie I have seen in decades. I was blown away of the plot and brilliant sound score. An amazing movie experience.

Raymond avatar
Raymond

Very early in this film, I formed an interpretation which I believe to be completely correct, and borne out by the plot and details. I thoroughly enjoyed the journey, and was surprised by many aspects of the film along the way.

Susan Stewart avatar
Susan Stewart

Such a great movie! Lovely!