Happiness is £4 Million

Friday, September 30 - Thursday, October 6, 2022

Cici, a young journalist in Beijing, is beginning her first real assignment. In order to complete her training period, she must write an article profiling Ou, a famous property investor. Through a series of prickly interviews, she challenges Ou and his worldview, while he questions her naivety and idealism. A peek inside both the journalistic and documentary process, the film also reveals the deep generational and societal shifts happening in contemporary China.

  • Running Time 27 minutes
  • Distributor The New York Times Op Docs
  • Director Weixi Chen
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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