Tag: HONG KONG

June 18, 2019 / Foreign

In pre-revolutionary China, a local lord owns a fireworks factory that he leaves to his daughter, having no male heir. Chun Zhi takes control of the factory at only 19 years old, but she commands the respect of her workers, who make no issue of either her age or her gender. Unfortunately, Zhi inherited the factory under the stipulation that she never marry, a condition that becomes problematic when she falls for a traveling artist.

February 23, 2019 / Foreign

Instead of following the wishes of her parents and flying to Toronto, Mo-yung journeys instead to NYC, in hope of finding Benny, a mysterious photographer who has attracted her. There, she meets Rubie, a sympathetic clinic worker who helps her to settle in the city. However, both women’s lives are destined to be shattered by the actions of Joey, a dangerously violent and schizophrenic teacher, who has stopped taking his medication and is now stalking Rubie.

February 18, 2019 / Foreign

In 1937 Shanghai, a soon-to-depart soldier meets a young woman under a bridge during a Japanese air raid. They vow to meet after the war ends, but they don’t each other’s name or face. Ten years later, the young woman, a nightclub singer, takes in a naive girl fresh from the country. The country girl falls in love with the would-be song-writer upstairs who, unbeknownst to the singer, is none other than the soldier from the bridge.

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