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Tin shui wai dik yat yu ye (2008)

"The Way We Are" tells the story of a hardworking, widowed, single mother (Mrs. Cheung) and her teenage son (Ka-on) living in the troubled housing estate of Tinshuiwai, a suburb regularly featured in the news for all the wrong reasons.

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Mrs. Cheung
Chun-lung Leung ...
Cheung Ka-on
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Cheuk Man Au ...
Mr. Chow
Idy Chan ...
Ms Tsui
Lai Hing Chan ...
Ka-on's grandma
Lai-wun Chan ...
Granny Leung Foon
Vincent Chui ...
Uncle Yung
Yo Yo Fong ...
Yee
Clifton Ko ...
Uncle Chuen
Suet-Yee Ma
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"The Way We Are" tells the story of a hardworking, widowed, single mother (Mrs. Cheung) and her teenage son (Ka-on) living in the troubled housing estate of Tinshuiwai, a suburb regularly featured in the news for all the wrong reasons.

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Absolutely bored stiff
21 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I agree this is not a run of mill Hong Kong movie, it was quite well made BUT who wants to watch a movie as boring as this??? The movie line is about life in a typical housing estate in Hong Kong, of not outstanding people leading their normal ordinary lives. Its like a documentary, "fly on the ceiling" type of docu-drama, the problem is this... nothing much happened, just ordinary lives. I am sure if I were a Martian coming to study human beings in Hong Kong, this might be interesting, alas I am not. My be when this is broadcast to space someday some aliens might find it useful to see how we live. But I am sorry Miss Director, this movie, if you can call it a movie, didn't work for me.


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