On the first day of term at a Chinese primary school, teachers pick three candidates in the first grade for the post of class monitor. The children themselves have to elect one of them as their monitor. What starts out as an innocent game soon turns into a treacherous contest is worthy of real politics. This amusing documentary will also send a chill down your spine. What will become of children whose world is assailed so early in their lives by the hard-bitten ways of adults?