Leftover Women

Shosh Shlam & Hilla Medalia



With 30 million more men than women, social stability of China is under threat. LEFTOVER WOMEN is how the Chinese describe educated, cosmopolitan women who are not married and settled by the time they reach their mid-twenties. Through marriage markets, matchmakers, and government-sponsored dating events, the film follows three professionally successful women who, under immense pressure from their families and the government, are determined to find love on their own terms.


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