An aging Hong Kong couple move to Australia with their two youngest sons. They stay with a daughter who has already begun a successful career. Meanwhile their eldest daughter lives in ... See full summary »

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(as Eddie L.C. Fong),
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5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Yen Chan
Annie Yip ...
Bing Chan
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Gar Ming (as Anthony Wong)
Edwin Pang ...
Mr. Chan
Fung-Sing Lee ...
Mrs. Chan (as Cecilia Lee)
Toby Wong ...
Yue
Toby Chan ...
Chau
Julian Pulvermacher ...
Michael, Yen's husband
Bruce Poon ...
Cheung, Bing's husband
Claudette Chua
Jian Feng Li
David Wai-Sheung Lee ...
(as David Lee)
Robyn MacKenzie
Rafi Perla
Mark Ure
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An aging Hong Kong couple move to Australia with their two youngest sons. They stay with a daughter who has already begun a successful career. Meanwhile their eldest daughter lives in Germany and their eldest son remains in Hong Kong. The film explores the different ways the family members cope with isolation and alienation. Written by Brian Rawnsley <rawnsleb@natlib.govt.nz>

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19 September 1996 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Elämä ylösalaisin  »

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Australia's first film submitted for consideration for a foreign language film academy award. See more »

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Searching for a home.
28 March 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The migrant experience in Australia is an eye opener with powerful images constructed to tell the tale of human lives that roam the earth in search of a place to call home.


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