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13 October 1982 (Hong Kong) See more »
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A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its "New Economic Zones". Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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6 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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Overstated, a bit hysterical, but gives voice to experience. See more (3 total) »

Cast

 
Shui-Chiu Gan
Jialing Hao
Meiying Jia

George Lam ... Shiomi Akutagawa

Andy Lau ... To Minh
Shujing Lin
Season Ma ... Cam Nuong
Cora Miao ... Nguyen's Mistress
Mengshi Qi

Directed by
Ann Hui 
 
Writing credits
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Kang Chien Chiu  (as Tai An-Ping Yau)

Produced by
Meng Xia .... producer
 
Original Music by
Wing-Fai Law 
 
Cinematography by
David Chung 
Zong Ji Huang 
Chung Kay Wong 
 
Film Editing by
Kin Kin 
 
Production Design by
Tony Au 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley Kwan .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Shi Cheng Yang .... props
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lai Pan .... still photographer (as Yuk Mok Pok)
 

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Also Known As:
"Tau ban no hoi" - Hong Kong (original title)
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109 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Ho Yim was the first choice to direct the film.See more »

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8 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Overstated, a bit hysterical, but gives voice to experience., 28 December 1998
Author: Cliff Sloane (csloane@nwnexus.com) from Seattle, WA

Every refugee from Vietnam I know has reported incidents depicted in this film. Nobody experienced all of them, and certainly not in the film's timespan, but none of the incidents are especially far-fetched.

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