Memento Films International

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Synopsis

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 globalization and individualisation. Personal stories unflod 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 stile alive, a successful hotel owner who praises the government’s liberal economy policies, and young kids who dream of becoming famous…

China, Germany, UK/2009/76 mins./Mandarin