Caixin
Nov 24, 2018 01:23 PM
SOCIETY & CULTURE

The ‘Drifters’ Dreaming of Stardom

‘Hengdian drifters’ are not known for their performances. They are aspiring actors from all over China who have come to the world’s largest film and television shooting base, Hengdian World Studios, mostly working as extras or as crew. While they are mostly uncredited, rarely have lines and are paid little for spending long hours on set, many of them dream of stardom.

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