What’s a $1B Austrian Village Doing in China?

Haltstatt 2 is a nearly identical replica of an alpine Austrian village. So, what the hell is it doing in southern China? The nearly $1 billion residential complex was supposed to attract the country’s richest residents, but for now it’s sitting occupant-less and being touted as a gimmicky tourist attraction

Released on 1/5/2015

Credits

Director: Lauren Greenfield
Producer: Lauren Greenfield and Sandra Keats
Executive Producer: Frank Evers
Editor: Miranda Yousef

Director of Photography: Shana Hagan

Transcript

00:11
(yodeling music)
01:55
(yodeling music)
02:08
When you began this project,
02:10
did the Austrians know you were going to make it?
03:23
(techno music)