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Chou tin dik tong wah (1987)

Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise cabbie cousin takes care of her in the big city

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Samuel Pang (as Chow Yun Fat)
Cherie Chung ...
Danny Bak-Keung Chan ...
Vincent
Gigi Suk Yee Wong ...
Mrs. Sherwood (as Gi-Gi Wong)
Fu-Sheng Wu ...
Peggy
Yung-Cho Ching ...
Niu
Man Huang ...
Jennifer's Mother
Ming-Suen Jeng ...
Anna Sherwood
Brenda Lo ...
May-Chu May
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NYU Law Student (as George Gerard)
Ozzy Kid ...
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Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise cabbie cousin takes care of her in the big city Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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16 July 1987 (Hong Kong)  »

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An Autumn's Tale  »

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Quotes

Vincent: What should I say? Remember what Woody Allen said? A relationship is like a shark. It has to move constantly or it dies.
Samuel Pang: Did Allen Tam the singer say that? He only said: "What a trap, and why me, why me". Bullshit!
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Goodbye Autumn
Written by Ted Lo, Winnie Yu, and Chan Siu-Kei
Performed by Lui Fong
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Brilliant and touching
17 December 1999 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most unforgettable movies I have ever seen. The plot was superb and the acting was brilliant. The story was simple but real and touching. You can so easily relate to the characters yourself making it a magical experience to watch it.

Perhaps I am a little biased but I am sure even non-Chinese can understand the feelings portrayed behind the movie. In my opinion, this is still the best film that Chow Yun Fat has ever casted in.


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