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Soursweet (1988)

Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a restaurant, while ... See full summary »

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Mike Newell

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Ian McEwan, Timothy Mo (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sylvia Chang ... Lily
Danny Dun Danny Dun ... Chen (as Danny An-Ning Dun)
Jodi Long ... Mui
Soon-Tek Oh ... Red Cudgel
William Chow William Chow ... White Paper Fan
Shih-Chieh King ... Night Brother
Speedy Choo Speedy Choo ... Man Kee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Carter ... Mr. Constantinides
Craig Fairbrass ... Driver
David Tse David Tse ... Fok
Eddie Yeoh Eddie Yeoh ... Iron Plank
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Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a restaurant, while Lily does the housekeeping, daydreaming of setting up their own business, much to Chen's chagrin. When Chen lets his colleague Fok seduce him down a path of mounting gambling debts, he is recruited as a drug courier for a shadowy Chinese triad. Suddenly he realizes that getting their own enterprise could be their only means of escape. Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t_prod@hotmail.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1989 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Chinese Blues See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)
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