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Lie huo qing chun (1982)

A story about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life.


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Credited cast:
Pat Ha ...
Ken Tong ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bo-Yeung Chan
Kim-Wan Chan
Lap Ban Chan
Mei Han Chan
Chih-Pin Chang
Kuei-Yen Chen
Mang-Ha Cheng ...
Pong's mum
Kei-Kwan Ku
Fung-Yee Lee
Kit-Ying Lee
Oi-Fai Lee


A story about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life.

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26 November 1982 (Hong Kong)  »

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Nomad  »

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hong kong new wave in the early 1980's
13 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

this is the earliest and most representative hong kong new wave movie. directed by patrick tan, nomad is unfinished and with many questions left behind. screenplay is hesitating and irresolute and structure is broken. but up to now, not a single hong kong movie can be more successful in exploring the hong kong young people's nihilism. for those young people in the movie, youthfulness is for a kind of wasteful consumption, being a growth up is falling down into the hole of nonsense. this kind of relaxed, unconcerned, or even annoying attitude made leslie cheung the new sexual representational speaker for the chinese speaking community.

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