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Nomad (1982)

Lie huo qing chun (original title)
A story about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life.

Directors:

Patrick Tam, Terry Tong (uncredited)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cecilia Yip ... Tomato
Leslie Cheung ... Louis
Pat Ha ... Kathy
Ken Tong ... Pong
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bo-Yeung Chan Bo-Yeung Chan
Kim-Wan Chan Kim-Wan Chan
Lap Ban Chan
Mei Han Chan Mei Han Chan
Chih-Pin Chang Chih-Pin Chang
Kuei-Yen Chen Kuei-Yen Chen
Mang-Ha Cheng ... Pong's mum
Kei-Kwan Ku Kei-Kwan Ku
Fung-Yee Lee Fung-Yee Lee
Kit-Ying Lee Kit-Ying Lee
Oi-Fai Lee Oi-Fai Lee
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A story about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Japanese

Release Date:

26 November 1982 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Nomad See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Film was recut after original release version brought complaints over sex scenes in mall and on tram. See more »

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hong kong new wave in the early 1980's
13 July 2003 | by lionel2See all my reviews

this is the earliest and most representative hong kong new wave movie. directed by patrick tan, nomad is unfinished and with many questions left behind. screenplay is hesitating and irresolute and structure is broken. but up to now, not a single hong kong movie can be more successful in exploring the hong kong young people's nihilism. for those young people in the movie, youthfulness is for a kind of wasteful consumption, being a growth up is falling down into the hole of nonsense. this kind of relaxed, unconcerned, or even annoying attitude made leslie cheung the new sexual representational speaker for the chinese speaking community.


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