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The Way We Are (2008)
"Tin shui wai dik yat yu ye" (original title)

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Dozing off to sleep
12 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one movie that I must say I was really dozing off to sleep. It is about a few families in Tin shui wai which is an area about 2-3 square miles in the north west of the New territories in Hong Kong. The story line is as thin as a piece of paper, about kids going to school, house wives going off to the market and then went back home to cook, just usual happenings on a day to day basis of typical Hong Kong families. It is like a documentary of no story of some nobodies, which nobody wants to watch, come on, who cares about the lives of nobody people in a little unknown township in Hong Kong.

When we watch a movie, we want the movie to take us to magical worlds, places of fantasies, places and happenings which one would not experience in the ordinary course of our lives. What is the point of a movie which describes exactly what ordinary lives are, is this a movie for gods who want to experience the daily boring lives of mere mortals? To me its a complete waste of time.


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