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HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE follows two of China's first and most daring citizen reporters who are fighting censorship to document the underside of the country's rapid economic development and challenging the boundaries of free speech.
Genres Historical, Documentary
Director Stephen Maing
Starring Shihe Zhang, Shuguang Zhou View More
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Movie Summary

HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE follows two of China's first and most daring citizen reporters who are fighting censorship to document the underside of the country's rapid economic development and challenging the boundaries of free speech.
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Movie Details

Genres Historical, Documentary
Director Stephen Maing
Starring Shihe Zhang, Shuguang Zhou
Studio Name New Video
Release Date 2013
VUDU Release Date 06/18/2013
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 85 minutes
Language Mandarin
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital Plus

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Rated 5 out of 5★ by 1reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by A must see for doc lovers A beautiful film that gave me a fresh new perspective on the lives of average Chinese citizens and the state of the media in China. Really compelling characters doing amazing things! 06/19/2013
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