A revealing portrait of contemporary China in the post Marxist era which explores facets of socio-political life in China, by putting it in the context of globalisation and individualisation. Personal stories unfold with unexpected straightforwardness and a striking sense of humor: an old peasant who has lost his land, a millionaire in a stock exchange office, a country boy who came to the city to wash cars, a weapon factory worker who wishes Mao was still alive, a successful hotel owner who praises the government’s liberal economy policies, and young kids who dream of becoming famous...
Documentaries. This crazy world 2010
Once Upon a Time Proletarian
United Kingdom, China, 2009, 76 min.
Documentaries. This crazy world