People's Republic of Desire (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

People's Republic of Desire (2018)

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Critic Consensus: People's Republic of Desire fascinates and repels in equal measure with a sadly illuminating look at the intersection between technology and our relationship with celebrity.

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In a real-life Black Mirror story, two live streamers seek fame, fortune and human connection in China's digital idol-making universe, ultimately finding the same promises and perils online as in their real lives.

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Equally fascinating, sad and scary...

December 5, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

People's Republic of Desire is equal shares fascinating and depressing, often at the same time.

November 30, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

The ability of "People's Republic of Desire" to show these familiar desires playing out in futuristic surroundings is invariably surprising and never less than compelling.

November 29, 2018 | Full Review…

A chillingly sad document of where the human spirit is at, and where it may be going.

November 29, 2018 | Full Review…

You don't wait for what comes next in "People's Republic of Desire" as much as you watch and wonder why any of it is happening.

November 29, 2018 | Full Review…

A microcosm of the bizarre fantasy economy and complex, parasitic interdependencies of late capitalism as a whole.

July 24, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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