BEIJING, A QUARANTINE DIARY
Checkpoints, barricades and boredom
Confronted with the virus, China took a radical decision: to quarantine the country. The entire security network of the communist regime has been converted into a health control apparatus, with a large number of government agents being assigned a new role as health inspectors.
This film follows the experience a foreign journalist who has been living in Beijing with his Chinese wife for the past 15 years. They spend their days in isolation, subject to checkpoints, barricades and boredom.