Altered Lives

Episodic Information


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.


Episodes: 4 x 60 minutes

Languages: English

Production year: 2021