Scene from ‘Secret of my success’, a documentary by Duan Jinchuan. If you are interested in the full high resolution version, please click: “Watch Full Film”
Winner of the IDFA IDFA silver Wolf in 2002, this extraordinary film gives unique insight into China’s first attempts at the politics of democracy and the realities of the one child policy. Policy meets practice in Fanshen, a rural village in northeast China. Fanshen is about to hold its village council elections. One of the leading candidates is Mr Lu’s who also happens to be a birth control official. Not only his credibility but also his job is at stake when an ILLEGALLY PREGNANT woman disappears.