One Child Nation

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Horrors in China's recent past uncovered in haunting docu.

R 2019 85 minutes

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Haunting and incredibly important film

A film that is powerful, well-directed, and haunting. This film will stay with you for a very long time. The disappearance of so many girls over the span of thirty years leaves a mark that the entire population of China, and us, have to reckon with. This film is not about the policy but about who are the people that had to enforce it and what were they expected to do. This film paints a disturbing and horrifying picture of everyday life behind the propaganda. A film we should all see, in order to understand what depths we are all willing to go when told what to do.

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