China Close Up is a Documentary programme.

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China Close Up: Image is Everything

Series 1, episode 1

Documentary focusing on the concerns, goals and aspirations of individuals and communities caught in the midst of China's rapid drive for change. The programme is based in and around Shanghai. Wang Lei's ambition is to become the Vidal Sassoon of China. Part hair-stylist, part image-maker, he trades on the aspirations of the new-rich to achieve the new 'cool'