China is the first country to label internet addiction a clinical disorder. Web Junkie exposes a Beijing rehab centre where Chinese teenagers are being "deprogrammed".
China is the first country to label “Internet addiction” a clinical disorder. With extraordinary intimacy, Web Junkie investigates a Beijing rehab center where Chinese teenagers are deprogrammed, focusing on three teens, their parents and the health professionals determined to help them kick their habit.
- "Rich and emotionally rewarding" – IndieWire
- "Full of remarkably candid moments" – Filmmaker Magazine
- "Spellbinding" – The Daily Beast
- "Bizarre and entertaining" – Variety
- "An eye-opening piece of filmmaking" – The Salt Lake Tribune
Shosh Shlam & Hilla Medalia, Web Junkie — Screen International
China’s Web Junkies — The New York Times
Web Junkie Directors Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia — Filmmaker Magazine
Sundance 2014: Our 11 Most Anticipated Films — Film.com
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