The Forbidden City (Zi Jin Cheng), Int'l Edition, 7 DVD & 1 CD

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Complete 12-episode TV Documentary
Soundtrack: Chinese Mandarin, English (optional)
Subtitles: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese (optional, removable) 
Region: All regions (Regional-coded free);
ISRC: CN-A03-05-388-00/V-K;  ISBN: 7-7998-1544-2
Produced by CCTV and the ‘Museum of Forbidden City'
Published by China TV Int’l Group in 2006
Originally released in 2005; Int’l edition released in 2006
Playing devices: Computer with DVD drive; Most DVD players produced after year 2000 

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About this TV Documentary
Narrated in both Chinese and English, and subtitled in 7 languages, the 12-episode TV documentary has touched upon the many aspects of the Forbidden City, from its architectures, functions, stored cultural relics and artistic treasures as well as its transformation from a royal palace to a public museum.  It’s trying to present a true picture of historical events and royal court life as well as the hidden world of vivid personalities that are little known to the outside world.

The 12 episodes program has been structured into three parts. The first two focus on the building of the Forbidden City and the characteristics of its architecture. The following three episodes are about the customs and ceremonies of the royal family and the functions of the buildings in the Palace.  Next four are on the art treasures, and covering porcelain, jade work, paintings and western tributes in the Forbidden City. The last three episodes trace the history of the development of the Museum.

This program is regarded to date as one of the most complete introductions to the 3-dynasty royal Palace.  A must have for people who are interested in Chinese culture and history. This boxset encloses 7 DVDs, 1 CD &1 Booklet

Contents of Complete 12 Episodes (6 Discs)
1.     Initiation of the Forbidden City……………………..(DISC 1)
2.     The Pinnacle of the Flourishing Age ……………. (DISC 1)
3.     Governing the Country by Rites ………………...  (DISC 2)
4.     Administration of State Affairs …………………... (DISC 2)
5.     Between the State and Family ………………….… (DISC 3)
6.     Porcelains in the
Forbidden City …………………..(DISC 3)
7.     Paintings and Calligraphic Works in the
Forbidden City …….. (DISC 4)
8.     Jade Objects in the
Forbidden City…………………. (DISC 4)
9.     Western Fever in the
Forbidden City………………. (DISC 5)
10.   From Palace to Museum …………………………………….(DISC 5)
11.   The shifting and loss of Natinal Treasures ……….(DISC 6)
12.   Everlasting the
Forbidden City ………………………….(DISC 6)

Additional Items Enclosed in the Boxset
DVD Disc No. 7: 
stories behind 3-year preparation and shooting the documentary
Soundtrack: Chinese Mandarin only
Subtitle: English, Simplified Chinese (optional, removable)
1 piece of Music CD: companion music for the documentary
1 copy of Booklet: 10-page pictorial expatiation booklet

Pricing Policy & Shipping Method
Pricing: The listed price is an all-in-one price: product cost, postage & handling fees inclusive
Shipping: Registered Air Parcel Post via China Post, 10-20 days delivery to any country or region
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