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Carrie Ng
Lung Ti ...
Chi Chi ...
Maise (as Qi Qi)
Amanda Lee
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Jolland Chan ...
Dr. Chung
Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung
Yuk-San Cheung
Yin Chiu
Hoi Heung
Chi-Tong Ho
Erickson Ip
Berthel Karsin
Dante Lam
Ka Tung Lam
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When Maise's husband walks out on her, she leaves her baby son in a luxury yacht, hoping that he'll be adopted by affluent parents. Little did she know that its owner Daniel has lost everything in derivative speculation that very day. Four years later, Maise has pulled herself together to become a successful charity fund manager. She meets the down-and-out Daniel, living with his adopted son in a shabby rooftop flat... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Touching story about a single "father" -not to be confused with the Disney flick with the same name
6 October 2001 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews



Now this is a film to watch: it's both sad and funny, and puts one in mind of those old-fashioned movies with Jimmy Stewart. Part "Bid Daddy", part "Harvey" and part "Kramer VS Kramer".

Leslie Cheung plays a stock broker who takes care of a kid after Maise (Qiqi) left him on his boat. Four years later, he's down-and-out, working temp jobs and living in a shabby penthouse. All he's really got is the kid, but that may all change when Maise comes back...


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