During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan ... See full summary »
A parody of Louis Cha's novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins with the Queen of Golden Wheel Kingdom had an affair with her cousin West Poison, and ... See full summary »
A jazz musician (Lau Ching-Wan) who has problems in both his life and career breaks up with his girlfriend, and moves into a poor neighborhood. There, he meets a girl (Anita Yuen), who ... See full summary »
A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.
Ching Wan Lau,
Tony Chiu Wai Leung,
The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and ... See full summary »
Gaetano, giovane napoletano, decide di lasciare casa, lavoro ed amici, per cercare altri momenti di vita e conoscere altre persone. Arriva a Firenze, a casa della zia. In un ambulatorio, ... See full summary »
Mr. Coconut, who arrives in town from Hainan China where he lived with his coconuts. Here in the sophisticated urban jungles of Hong Kong. Mr. Coconut has finally reunited with his family, ... See full summary »
Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir... See full summary »
This may not be the most original of films. Michael Hui plays Chang Yau-Wai a family committed news reporter. Josephine Siao plays his wife, who together, have their hands full with the fast growing children, including their soon to be wed daughter. One day, during a news broadcast, Chang Yau-Wai starts having stomach pains. The doctor tells him he could have cancer. Sounds pretty schmaltzy so far. But the film never feels melodramatic. In fact, for the best part it's very lighthearted and never takes itself too seriously. Michael Hui's vast experience in comedy roles actually helps a lot, creating a funny, yet likeably realistic, down to earth character. The rest of the cast are also excellent. Jacob Cheung is one of Hong Kong's best non art-house directors of drama, and he's at the top of his game here. Technically no big shakes, but the pacing is fine, and the script is very polished for a Hong Kong film. The film also ends on a perfect note. The fate of Michael Hui's character is not what's important. It's what he'd achieved previously. Overall, while not very original, it's a very warm hearted film, as well as being one of the most Universal films to come out of 90's Hong Kong
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