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Chou tin dik tong wah (1987)

Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise cabbie cousin takes care of her in the big city

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Mabel Cheung
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Cast

Cast overview:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Samuel Pang (as Chow Yun Fat)
Cherie Chung ... Jennifer
Danny Bak-Keung Chan Danny Bak-Keung Chan ... Vincent
Gigi Suk Yee Wong Gigi Suk Yee Wong ... Mrs. Sherwood (as Gi-Gi Wong)
Fu-Sheng Wu Fu-Sheng Wu ... Peggy
Yung-Cho Ching Yung-Cho Ching ... Niu
Man Huang Man Huang ... Jennifer's Mother
Ming-Suen Jeng Ming-Suen Jeng ... Anna Sherwood
Brenda Lo Brenda Lo ... May-Chu May
George Gerard ... NYU Law Student
Ozzy Kid Ozzy Kid ... Gang Leader
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Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise cabbie cousin takes care of her in the big city Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English | Japanese

Release Date:

16 July 1987 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

An Autumn's Tale See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Island, New York, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

D & B Films Co. Ltd. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Vincent: What should I say? Remember what Woody Allen said? A relationship is like a shark. It has to move constantly or it dies.
Samuel Pang: Did Alan Tam the singer say that? He only said: "What a trap, and why me, why me". Bullshit!
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Referenced in AV (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodbye Autumn
Written by Ted Lo, Winnie Yu, and Chan Siu-Kei
Performed by Lui Fong
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Sweet Romantic Story
2 September 2001 | by IshallwearpurpleSee all my reviews

Chow Yun-Fat as "Figurehead(Figgy)" goes to the airport in his awful car with the broken door and his loud buddies, to meet his distant cousin Jennifer from Hong Kong. She is a shy, refined young woman who is nonplused by this group and the rundown neighborhood and her awful apartment they take her to, which Figgy thinks is first class. Doesn't it have a gas refrigerator? Isn't there a phone in the hall? Just ignore the trains that rumble outside the window every so often. So begins a sweet love story of two opposites who learn to see the other person in new ways.

Figurehead at first says all women are "choable"(trouble) mainly Jennifer. Jennifer thinks Figgy is a gambler who gets into fights and will never change. Their growing understanding and appreciation for each other makes a first rate romantic tale.

Cherie Cheung and Chow are both very believeable and Make you care about these characters. Watch it and see for yourself.


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