Please Vote for Me (2007)
Release Date: Sep 6, 2007 Wide
Average Rating: 4.1/5
User Ratings: 602
While China remains the largest Communist state in the world, the nation does have one sanctuary for free and open democracy -- grade schools, where class officers are chosen through elections just as they are in the United States. Filmmaker Weijun Chen offers a witty and telling look at a political campaign in one Chinese elementary school in the documentary Please Vote for Me. Evergreen Primary School is located in the Chinese city of Wuhan, and the third-grade class is being asked to choose
Sep 6, 2007 Wide
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To be sure, the student voters in Please Vote for Me are a capricious bunch. It's difficult to tell, though, where clever editing has been employed to create false drama.
The result [in the film] is a campaign that uses name-calling and favor-giving that would make the old Tammany Hall crowd proud.
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