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Beijing 2008 Olympics Games Opening Ceremony (2008)

Coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

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Yimou Zhang, Katie Walsh
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jan Peter Balkenende Jan Peter Balkenende ... Self - Dutch Prime Minister
Barbara Bush ... Self - Former US First Lady
George Bush ... Self - Former US President
George W. Bush ... Self - US President
Laura Bush ... Self - US First Lady
Zhong Chen Zhong Chen ... Self - Torchbearer
Yuval David ... Self
Min Gao Min Gao ... Self - Torchbearer
Jintao Hu Jintao Hu ... Self - Chinese President
Zemin Jiang Zemin Jiang ... Self - Former Chinese President
Henry Kissinger ... Self - Former US Secretary of State
Láng Lang ... Self - Piano Player (as Lang Lang)
Ning Li Ning Li ... Self - Torchbearer
Xiaoshuang Li Xiaoshuang Li ... Self - Torchbearer
Miaoke Lin Miaoke Lin ... Self - Singing Girl in Red
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Coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | English | French

Release Date:

8 August 2008 (China) See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Dream, the next segment was a celestial show and the arrival of astronauts symbolizing Chinese space exploration, with a gigantic, 60-foot, 16-tonned ball structure representing the earth. 58 acrobats tumbled right side up, sideways or upside down on its surface, which was then transformed into a giant glowing Chinese lantern. See more »

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