Iron & Silk | 铁与丝

Iron & Silk | tiě yǔ sī | 铁与丝

Classic '90s movie recounting Mark Salzman's experience of culture shock as a foreign ESL teacher living in China. It is based off the book Salzman personally authored about his own trip to Changsha, China in 1982, where he spent two years teaching English, studying chinese, and learning from his Kung Fu master, Pan Qingfu.

Mark's unique journey into the Chinese way of life is a "must see" for anyone going to or living in China!

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