I am sure in a couple of years all of this will be gone, making way for more some sort of factory or highway. Just down the road from this is a massive coca cola plant, and a coal fuled electricity
Its amazing how a location can inspire ideas and jumpstart the storyworld. I could really picture our main character walking along the railway tracks, or eat dinner in his kitchen. There is something very raw about this place. It feels completely organic.
For hudreds of years these farms were owned by Shanghainese but now they are mostly rented out to migrant workers who are either working on the farms or in the factories nearby.
We are aiming to film samples for our pitch next week. Which is extremely exciting.