Whenever I meet interesting young people in China, I always felt a simarlity, it is like looking into the mirrors and suddently see myself in it.
Chinese people want practical happiness, the current social trend is “Get rich as fast as you can, and start a good life – big house, fancy car and a good job”. The reason behind it is that people have been so poor for the past 100 years, so we are like poor hungry kids got inside the candy store, we want a lot, a lot and a lot.
“Young and Restless in China.” It’s about nine Generation X-ers (including a doctor to a hiphop artist to an environmental activist to two migrant workers) who set out to make it on their own. It follows these nine X-ers over the course of five years to see how they grow and what they learn about life.