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China's Bleak House

Thousands of poor Chinese workers wait years to petition against injustices suffered in their home districts with the court of the plaintiffs in Beijing - often the last resort for those seeking redress for dismissals, land confiscations, beatings and arrests.

Filmed over a decade, director Zhao Liang gives an insight into the shared disenchantment of those who search for justice from a system that pays little to no significance to their individual suffering.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Wed 6 Apr 2011 02:30


Role Contributor
Series EditorNick Fraser
DirectorZhao Liang

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