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COMPLICIT

The film explores global brands’ social responsibly and consumers’ role in a deeply personal way.

Videos

Trailer

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, Human Rights, Investigation, and Culture
Synopsis

COMPLICIT’S main protagonist Yi Yeting is a former migrant worker struggling to survive occupational leukemia. He discovers a resource center that helps other workers in similar situations, poisoned by benzene and n-hexane. Deciding to work on the cases of several teenagers who worked on smartphones he brings his fight against benzene from his hospital room to Silicon Valley and the international stage. Against huge odds Yi directly confronts corporate and government interests, while empowering and inspiring the people around him. With incredible access, the film explores global brands’ social responsibly and consumers’ role, while offering an in-depth look into love, family, Chinese culture, and the people sacrificing everything to make a difference.

Stage
finished
Running time
90 minutes

Credits

  • Bing Wang ... Additional Editor, Associate Producer

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2017

Distribution Details

Release year
2017
Festivals
2017 Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights
Language
English, Mandarin

Photos

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