formally, it comes very close to "ideally, nothing should be shown, but that's impossible" but it reveals an entire universe of hopes, fears, love, frustration, care while "showing nothing". it's warm, sad, funny and most of all admirable - because not just anyone could pull this off.
The synopsis is incorrect, the family owns a business. Many small business owners live at this level of subsistence. This video excited me when the table (literally) turns changing our perspective. If you miss making food from scratch with your family, this video may comfort you. We watch Liu Jiayin and her parents make dumplings in real time. Is this easy or lazy film making? Definitely no budget storytelling.