||American Factory (2019) - Jan 31, 2020
"The Chinese workers perform for the camera what they would perform for their masters at home, not realizing that they were supposed to perform for the American audience. Do the Chinese workers really pride themselves in working long hours with few safety considerations? I suspect not, but what seems like bluster is played out as 'cultural differences'. A more patient and probing work will find a vibrant inner life and humanizing complexity beyond the token 'They have families too'."