Production Profile: Cotton Road
Title: Cotton Road
Genre: Documentary Film
Total Episodes: 2 Episodes
Release Date: 2009
Category: Documentary, HD
Production: Korea Cinetel
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At one time cotton was a symbol of new prosperity.
Still overshadowed by previous colonization, some Asian countries such as India, China and Uzbekistan put their hopes on cotton. The documentary portrays their effort to cultivate cotton and Korea is in the thick of it. The second Cotton Empire is in the making led by Korea.
Cotton has been here more than two-thirds of human history and accounts for 50% of the fiver industry. Cotton has played a more important role than silk or wool in human culture. By following the history of cotton, we encounter with the discovery of a new civilization technology, inspiring explorers, mad colonialists, and the advent of the Industrial Revolution.
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From the Indus in India to the Mail in Africa, the documentary follows a footstep of cotton pickers.