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Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower (2017)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 20 January 2017 (USA)
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When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city. Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and occupy the ... See full summary »

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Joshua 'Chi-Fung' Wong Joshua 'Chi-Fung' Wong ... Himself
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When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city. Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and occupy the streets, Joshua becomes an unlikely leader in Hong Kong and one of China's most notorious dissidents.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese

Release Date:

20 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Joshua contre une superpuissance See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong

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propaganda
13 October 2019 | by leewillySee all my reviews

Puppet movie, making joshua as hero to escalate more violence in HK


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