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Plastic China
The Lives of Recycling Plant Workers in China

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William

Perhaps, it is Communism, and capitalism that are both false benefactors, in the growth of decay. Through the lens of governments impermanent perfection, and blind egotism, and we that follow.
That leaves common people in squalor for the sake of their country. While feeding those said ...Read more

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Marrianne

Just one look sparks an unimaginable enlightment. And, at first I didn't realize it was only through the eyes of the children working in the plastic factory of their yard, and going to school. I was puzzled what mechanics may have been going on, but now I see it is for one to view it as ...Read more

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Geoffrey

So is it a travesty that the subjects of this film did this work to make a living? Or is it a travesty that they may no longer be able to do this work, because a couple of years after the film was released, the Chinese government stopped allowing the importation of foreign plastic waste? [In ...Read more

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Harry

Poverty has always been [and likely always will be] rampant worldwide. It is a indeed a travesty that people are more concerned about their own wealth than the lives they impact through their actions..

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Harry

Communism at it's finest (Ha Ha)!

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Stochita

Capitalism at its finest, comrade.

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brian

Agreed. Capitalism is clearly the problem here. Beautiful film.

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Eric

That young girl is naturally intelligent and full of positive energy. It's terribly sad to see she can't go to school and will likely be ground down in that crushing poverty. Thanks to EBRPL in Baton Rouge for promoting this documentary - it was moving and rewarding to watch.

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David

So enlighten, makes me rethink my buying habits.

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Karen Lea

What travesty. I will be more grateful for all that I have