In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

  1. Julia Reichert


  2. Steven Bognar


Top Billed Cast

  1. Junming 'Jimmy' Wang

    Himself - Vice President, Fuyao

  2. Sherrod Brown

    Sherrod Brown

    Himself - U.S. Senator, Ohio

  3. Dave Burrows

    Himself - Vice President, Fuyao Glass America

  4. John Gauthier

    Himself - President, Fuyao Glass America

  5. Rob Haerr

    Himself - Furnace Supervisor

Full Cast & Crew

American Factory
American Factory


Status Released

Release Information

  • January 25, 2019


  • August 21, 2019
    Theatrical (limited)


  • August 21, 2019


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -



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