An immigrant woman

Australia, 1990

TV show
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Episode number 7 of Series “A Day in the Life of a Woman”.
Wong King Chan is a Chinese immigrant living and working in extremely hard conditions in Macau. Her factory work takes her away from her husband and two children for at least ten hours a day, then she returns to the tiny one room flat in a tenement building they share with three others. As we follow her daily routine we learn of her hopes to save enough money to buy a flat which will generate enough income to provide for her children’s education.

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director

Ian Lap Man

co-producer

Gian Manara

Ian Lap Man

production company

TDM Macau

SBS-TV

Asian Broadcasting Union

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

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A Day in the Life of a Woman

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A Day in the Life of a Woman

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