Yuen scorns his father, who he thinks is too generous and forgiving. Through a flashback/time travel gimmick, Yuen meets his parents during their joyous courtship. Yuen comes to understand ... See full summary »

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Chu Yuan (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)
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Chu Ren
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Yee / Lynn
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Laura Watt
Yuen Chor ...
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The Professor
Waise Lee ...
Lee Kar-Shing
Yeung-Wah Kam ...
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Kan
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Dr. Jenny Chung
Lawrence Cheng ...
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Lawrence Ng ...
Loanshark Fung
Hang-Lan Yung ...
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Kan-Wing Tsang
Quinton Wong
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Yuen scorns his father, who he thinks is too generous and forgiving. Through a flashback/time travel gimmick, Yuen meets his parents during their joyous courtship. Yuen comes to understand and admire his dad, and reflect on his own moral defects. Written by Greg Pribyl <gpribyl@isd.net>

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He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother  »

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In the film Carina Lau plays Tony Leung Chiu Wai's mother. In reality they are a married couple. See more »

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Seen subtitled on the International Channel, "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother [Father]" released in 1993 is a comedy/drama that stays with you a long time. It is sweet and good-natured and touches upon one of the deepest wishes that children of dead or dying parents may have -- to go back in time -- to KNOW.


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