Rachel De Woskin's entertaining account of how she became an actress in a Chinese TV soap watched by 600 million viewers.
She describes the chaotic experience of filming a love scene, Beijing style.
Read by Laurel Lefkow
Rachel arrives in China to work for an American PR firm.
Rachel goes to an audition at the Beijing film studios.
As the Chinese winter bites, the TV soap director demands more passion from his actors.
The soap stirs up wildly different reactions in the audience, the Chinese media and the international press.