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Round Eyes in the Middle Kingdom


In 1940, many Caucasians from Russia and central Europe moved to China. By 1949, when the communists gained power, many, but not all had fled the country. This documentary from Ronald Levaco, a former resident of China, looks at the fates of those who chose to remain. Levaco himself spent his first ten years in China before he and his Russian-born parents emigrated to the US. Though he devotes some time to his own childhood there, much of...more