BEIJING, A QUARANTINE DIARY

Checkpoints, barricades and boredom

Format: HD
Duration: 36 ’
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Available versions: French | English
Rights: All Rights / Worldwide except France and Germany

Synopsis

Confronted with the virus, China took a radical decision: to quarantine the country. The entire security network of the communist regime has been converted into a health control apparatus, with a large number of government agents being assigned a new role as health inspectors.

This film follows the experience a foreign journalist who has been living in Beijing with his Chinese wife for the past 15 years. They spend their days in isolation, subject to checkpoints, barricades and boredom.