High Tech, Low Life Poster

Release Date: January 9th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Two Chinese bloggers are a contrast in styles; one uses the medium for self-promotion, the other seeks justice for the poor.

Director: Stephen Maing

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Argot Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • As far as its subject matter goes, the documentary only scratches the surfaces, only reaffirming the simple idea that Internet censorship in China is prevalent and unfair. show more

  • An engaging study of the disparate characters who are drawn to speak out when the authorities crack the whip. show more

  • High Tech, Low Life has a nice easy rhythm. It feels neither hurried nor emphatic. There’s no narration. Zola and Tiger do most of the talking. show more

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