Altered Lives - S1E1: Independence Comes With Loneliness
Independence comes with loneliness. We follow Sam in the Philippines, Nadia in Singapore, Rytasha in India and Pei Li in China as they confront the consequences of the choices they make.
Altered Lives is about loneliness, disconnect and how circumstances change lives.
The documentary follows 18-year-old Sam in the Philippines as he embarks on a long journey to meet his family for the first time in many years. In India, 28-year-old actress Rytasha deals with public and personal pressures as she seeks companionship and emotional support.
44-year-old Chinese divorcee Pei Li has Parkinson’s disease and is father to an eight-year-old but he wants to do more as he feels time is running out.
In Singapore, 37-year-old Nadia resigned from a promising job to look after her mother, who suffered a stroke and is feeling the brunt of being a full-time caregiver.