China: The Rat Tribe

ARTE Reportage

25 min

Available from June 12, 2017 at 12:00 am to May 17, 2020 at 11:59 pm

In Beijing, wages are low and but rents have skyrocketed. Many Beijingers have few options left. And thus a strange underworld was born: long corridoors leading to tiny underground rooms, in basements originally designed as bomb shelters. They house a city within a city. And within this city, a tribe of people are forced to live like rats.

  • Author:Brando Baranzelli
  • Director:Brando Baranzelli
  • Country:France
  • Year:2017