E1 Films is releasing the mini-series Iron Road on DVD today as a two-disc set. Here’s the official synopsis:
“ Full of hope that she will make a new life and find out the truth about her long-lost father, a poor but high-spirited Chinese woman, Little Tiger, disguises herself as a boy and joins the railroad construction crew in the Rocky Mountains. Her life is changed forever when she falls in love with the privileged son of the railroad tycoon. ”
This is a fictional story, centred around a very interesting part of Canadian history. In all, the film is 181-minutes long, though it is meant to be seen in two parts. The special features on the DVD include cast and crew interviews. You can get more information here.