While attending their respective parent's funeral in London, two strangers discover their parent's secret love affair spanning across three decades and two continents. (Chinese with English subtitles).

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Cheuk-Wing Chan
Chui Hing Chan
Eason Chan
Ga-Ying Chan
Git-Chi Chan
Jun-Shing Chan
Man-Ho Chan
Ka-Hung Cheng
Ka-lun Cheung
Pui-San Cheung
Sau-Wai Cheung
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While attending their respective parent's funeral in London, two strangers discover their parent's secret love affair spanning across three decades and two continents. (Chinese with English subtitles).

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Gum sang but joi
Music by Dick Lee
Lyrics by Xi Lin
Performed by Leon Lai
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Fun to watch
1 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Now this is about as funny a movie as anyone like that can get. Do not ever mind the detractors. This here is real fun to watch. Not a "documentary" like some blame. Nor pretentious like others pretended to believe. It is a really fun movie to watch..I find no better way nor phrase to express it.

Every aspect of the film, be it tragic incidents, comic relief or just plain student-life-reality, has got such a kinetic energy to it that you never get bored. Even when subject matter delves into territory of cliché, movie's execution is so bloody brilliant that you somehow feel brazenly energetic. A movie for the young of heart.


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