Walking Rome – Mo Yan’s Travel Book

Walking Rome: Mo Yan’s Travel Book is a travel book that the famous Chinese writer Mo Yan wrote during his travel in Rome, Italy during spring 2009. Mo Yan during his travel discovers Rome, a great Open Air Museum in which Art, Culture, Wonder and Beauty dialog one another.

Mo Yan is best known to Western readers for his 1987 novel Red Sorghum Clan, of which the Red Sorghum and Sorghum Wine volumes were later adapted for the film Red Sorghum. In 2012, Mo was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work as a writer “who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary.”

Directors: Francesco Conversano & Nene Grignaffini Italy, 2009.

Program Type: Documentary
Year Released: 2009
Running Time: 52 minutes
Language(s): Chinese
Subtitles: English
Format: SD