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Made in Hong Kong (1997)
"Heung Gong jai jo" (original title)

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Autumn Moon (Sam Lee), a low-rent triad living in Hong Kong, struggles to find meaning in his hopelessly violent existence.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Lee ...
To Chung-Chau, 'Moon'
Neiky Yim Hui-Chi ...
Lam Yuk-Ping, 'Ping'
Wenders Li ...
Ah-Lung, 'Sylvester' (as Wenbers Li Tung-Chuen)
Amy Tam Ka-Chuen ...
Hui Bo San, 'Susan'
Carol Lam Kit-Fong ...
Mrs. Lam, Ping's mother
Doris Chow Yan-Wah ...
Mrs. To, Moon's mother
Siu Chung ...
Ms. Lee, social worker
Tat-Yee Chan ...
Fat Chan
Wai-Chung Wu ...
Keung
Chan Sang ...
'Big Brother', Cheung Siu-Wing
Kelvin Chung ...
Doctor
Ah Ting ...
Moon's father
Jessica ...
Moon's father's current wife
Ah Wai ...
Assassin on skateboard
Ho B-Chai ...
Male student
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Autumn Moon (Sam Lee), a low-rent triad living in Hong Kong, struggles to find meaning in his hopelessly violent existence.

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Director Fruit Chan struggled for years to direct his debut film, and could only do so by shooting the entire picture on bits and pieces of blank film that he had collected from the ends of reels. See more »

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The Best Film of 1997
29 March 1999 | by (NYC, New York) – See all my reviews

Despite a weak last half-hour, Fruit Chan's debut is absolutely stunning. It continues the 'new Hong Kong' visual style (strobe, overexposure, freeze-frames, and jump-cutting) that fellow director Wong-Kar Wai has pioneered in his last three films. In addition to superb cinematography and editing, the storyline also is exceptional, taking the viewer into the harsh realities of Hong Kong youth gangs. Autumn Moon, the main character, is a rare creation - both attractive and repulsive. The moment we begin to empathize with him, he pushes us away with his enormous capacity for violence. This perfect mix of tenderness and harshness push it head and shoulders above most Hong Kong cinema, not only of 1997, but of any other year as well.


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