Oscar nominated filmmaker Shuibo Wang aims his camera during a startling story of 21 American POWs who, after a Korean War ended, chose to live in China instead of returning a USA.
Using singular archival footage, excerpts from American and Chinese TV programs, as good as duration and contemporary interviews, They Chose China chronicles a fascinating story of this organisation of immature Americans who were hailed in China as “peace fighters” and denounced in America as “turncoats” and “traitors.”
U.S. media claimed that these immature POW’s had been “brainwashed” by a Chinese communists. The film shows conditions inside these Chinese camps, featuring never-before-seen footage, and contemporary interviews with some of a camps’ Chinese translators, instructors, lecturers, and officers.
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