National Geographic: Hong Kong - A Family Portrait (1978)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 59 min.  |  
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This National Geographic documentary follows a single family struggling toward success in the frantic world of Hong Kong. The Family lives on a houseboat and is part of the large boat community that occupies the waterways of the giant city. Following the family for several days, the cameras film the group during work and as the children play, giving the viewer an in-depth view of the average person's life in one of the world's largest and most competitive cities.

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big-city, China, family, houseboat, island, slice-of-life