ARTE ReportageChina: The Rat Tribe

25 min

Available until 21/05/2026

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.

Director

Brando Baranzelli

Author

Brando Baranzelli

Country

France

Year

2017

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