Day 315 (Sunday, January 24), Janet

Janet is a Korean-American mother of two navigating the expatriate life in Hong Kong, a not-quite-exactly-Chinese city struggling with the upheaval of massive political protests on top of COVID lockdowns. Stuck for more than a year in a tiny apartment with two small kids in a destabilized city where she doesn’t speak the language while she watches her native Los Angeles suffer from afar, is it any wonder she feels torn and crazed and disconnected?