Japanese film director Ryo Takeuchi has made a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China successfully tackled Covid-19. He has lived in Nanjing for the past seven years. Japanese film director Ryo Takeuchi has made a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China successfully tackled Covid-19. He has lived in Nanjing for the past seven years.
Japanese film director Ryo Takeuchi has made a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China successfully tackled Covid-19. He has lived in Nanjing for the past seven years.

Japanese filmmaker contrasts how a Chinese city and his country dealt with coronavirus, sees attitudes to privacy as a key difference

  • Ryo Takeuchi filmed a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China, where he lives, successfully contained the coronavirus, with no deaths
  • It was a response to seeing Japan mismanage the crisis. There ‘they need to discuss everything’, he says, but in Nanjing ‘everyone just worked together’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Japanese film director Ryo Takeuchi has made a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China successfully tackled Covid-19. He has lived in Nanjing for the past seven years. Japanese film director Ryo Takeuchi has made a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China successfully tackled Covid-19. He has lived in Nanjing for the past seven years.
Japanese film director Ryo Takeuchi has made a two-part documentary to show how Nanjing in eastern China successfully tackled Covid-19. He has lived in Nanjing for the past seven years.
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