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McDull, Prince de la Bun (2004)

Mak Dau: Bo lo yau wong ji (original title)
To secure a better future, Mrs Mc sends her son McDull (who is a piglet attending kindergarten) to many different classes and she has also bought her grave on mortgage. Inspired by J K ... See full summary »

Director:

Toe Yuen

Writers:

Alice Mak, Brian Tse
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chet Lam ... Young McDull (voice)
Jan Lam Jan Lam ... Advertiser for burial plot (voice)
Andy Lau ... McBing, McDull's father (voice)
Wing-Yin Lee Wing-Yin Lee ... McDull (Adult) (voice)
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ... Mrs. Mc (voice)
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Principal (voice)
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Storyline

To secure a better future, Mrs Mc sends her son McDull (who is a piglet attending kindergarten) to many different classes and she has also bought her grave on mortgage. Inspired by J K Rowling, Mrs Mc tries her hand at writing. At bedtime, she tells McDull the story she wrote although McDull keeps asking her to read him Harry Potter instead. The story she wrote is actually the story of McDull's father, McBing, Prince de la Bun. Written by Anonymous

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

24 June 2004 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Mai Dou: Bo luo you wang zi See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,265 (Hong Kong), 30 July 2004, Limited Release
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Bliss Picture Ltd. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

Followed by McDull, the Alumni (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Gum Gum Gum
(lit.: "Like Like Like")
Composed and Performed by The Pancakes
Lyrics by Brian Tse
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If you loved HK, you'll love this film.
5 September 2004 | by Lo_soSee all my reviews

It's nostalgia! With all the "streetscape" of the "good old Hong Kong". If you loved HK, you'll love this film. Besides, the film is poetic and much more like an art film than any traditional animated movies, such as Disney's. And I'm very glad that we finally have an animated movie that is unique.

The story is about "reality bites". And the family of McDull showed 3 kinds of attitude towards life, i.e. searching for the past (identity/dream/ideals), future (to be practical/ materialism), and to be stayed in the present. Technically, that's more room to improve, and the story-telling is fragmented. However, it was cleverly use the voice over to link the several parts of the story.


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