Did China's one-child policy create a generation of spoiled, privileged, selfish young adults? This documentary explores what everyday life is like for the people born between 1979 and 2015, when the policy was in effect. These young Chinese speak candidly about the huge pressure and high expectations from their parents, and reveal the dreams, worries, hopes, and fears of a generation.
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Apr 07, 2021
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Sep 29, 2022
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