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  1. Generation next

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... readers to participate. The festival will premiere at London's prestigious British Film Institute; the deadline for entries is May 29. ... to make new and innovative work. We then take what they create and present it to an international public. 'When we started, we wanted to look at the new perspectives on filmmaking, film ...

  2. Sticking to his guns

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... to stories set elsewhere- his last film, London River, is about an English woman and a Malian man searching for their children in the British capital after the terrorist attacks in 2005, and he ... Clarence Tsui It seems almost de riguer for films appearing at the Cannes Film Festival to provoke a mass frenzy outside the Palais des Festivals, but Outside the Law drew a very different ...

  3. Death sentence for British trafficker faces final review

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Beijing confirmed yesterday that the death sentence handed down in Xinjiang on a British citizen for drug trafficking was facing a final review by the Supreme People's ... illness- probably a bipolar disorder- and had been manipulated by smugglers to make the drug run into China. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown had made representations to Beijing on Shaikh's ...

  4. British minister sees no quick fix for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong is not out of the woods yet and is facing tough economic challenges in the short term given weak global demand, British minister for trade and investment Mervyn Davies said yesterday. Time was needed to allow the unprecedented economic stimulus measures implemented around the world to take effect, Lord Davies said, despite US President Barack Obama's ...

  5. British government told to keep off

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Central authorities and pro-Beijing politicians say immigration issues are internal affairs, not foreigners' concern The British government has waded into controversy over members ... In a letter dated July 21 to The Frontier legislator Emily Lau Wai-hing, who had earlier raised the issue with Britain, British Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell said concerns had been raised ...

  6. FILM (1987)

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Samantha Leese

    ... Adapted for the stage by James Roose-Evans and then for film by award-winning screenwriter Hugh Whitemore, it tells the true story of the 20-year correspondence between Hanff and an antiquarian ... the tower ...' The story's material, while lovely, proves to be just too thin for film. One imagines that, if this marvellous friendship had to be translated to performance at all, ...

  7. BOOK (1952)

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Kong's beguiling combination of exoticism and glamour for a generation. Love is a Many-Splendoured Thing, the 1955 Hollywood film version, has long been conflated with the book in the wider world's imagination. But who was the author? And what was the real story behind the book? Everyone who has seen the film is familiar with the story. Against the backdrop of Hong Kong, beautiful ...

  8. Film

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... Shigino's film sees the five-year-old Shinchan travelling to the future to save the adult incarnation of himself. Not reviewed. General Releases Aftershock (IIB) (Putonghua) Feng Xiaogang's ... in the 1990s, Takeshi Kobayashi's film revolves around an up-and-coming band and the fractious relationships which threaten to tear them apart. CT Bare Essence of Life (IIA) (Japanese) Kenichi ...

  9. FILM (1992)

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... is of course flawless- she even studied the violin for a year or so before shooting began to sound convincing- and at the very soul of the film is the tension that builds not when (or after) something ... eyes off Beart as she slowly dissolves, undone by desire. And while you feel for all the characters in the film- Dussollier's resolute and loyal friend and partner, too- it's ...

  10. A long history of commercial and political misunderstanding

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... they were acting within their rights. After all, the boat was Chinese-built, Chinese-owned and manned by a Chinese crew, so indisputably it was Chinese. The British consul at Guangzhou, a 28 year-old hot-head named Harry Parkes, disagreed. To him, as a Hong Kong-registered ship the Arrow was clearly British. What's more, the Arrow had been flying British colours when ...




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