Scene from ‘This happy life’, a documentary by Jiang Yue. If you are interested in the full high resolution version, please visit:
Mr Liu is head of passenger affaires at Zhengzhou, one of China’s busiest stations. And Mr Fu is party secretary and responsible for the political education of the station staff. Both men are filmed working at this hectic station where chaos is rife when about 1.2 million people are trying to get home on the eve of Chinese New Year. Filmmaker Yue Jiang goes deep into the souls of these two men and reveals their family lives, political ideals, dreams and economic ordeals in a country that may soon be the world’s greatest power.