• Tuesday
  • July 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:05pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 1838 for british films

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Maruge's dream

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the heartwarming story of man with an iron will. The film, directed by Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl), opens with a radio DJ announcing the introduction of a new government policy offering primary ... Angeles Times. She called her agent to say she wanted to adapt the story for film. 'I was just totally blown away by his courage,' explains Peacock. 'This is a man who is illiterate ...

  2. The First Grader (Film)

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For Maruge, 'all' includes him, as he was denied an education while he fought for the liberation of his country from the British. At first, he's not allowed in, but with the help ... The First Grader is one of the rare feel-good films you'll see this year. ...

  3. A class act

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the walled compound I find myself in. Housing buildings belonging to the government, the tranquil grounds are today playing host to The First Grader, arguably the most important film production ... be happier. 'It's been the best single experience of my life,' says the British filmmaker. It's the penultimate day of the six-week shoot, and tears, hugs and grand pronouncements ...

  4. From the Vault: 1968

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... If ... Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick Director: Lindsay Anderson The film: It's the first day back from the summer holidays at a British boarding school ... of the Phoenix. But the scenes aren't from 2007. It's 1968, and the imagery is from If ... By portraying malaise and mutiny in a British public school, director Lindsay Anderson offers ...

  5. Sorry, Professor Nash, but science needs its rock stars

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... autographs. Only British physicist Stephen Hawking could claim comparable star power. A best-selling biography, A Beautiful Mind, and an Oscar-winning Hollywood movie of the same title turned him ...

  6. Step up for more slick moves

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... kicked out of her dance crew when she starts the new school and discovers that her street moves are not appreciated by the school's tough new director Blake Collins (British ballet star ... and Blake's younger brother. Together, they form a new dance crew and prepare to do battle at 'The Streets', an infamous street dance competition. This film is not about a believable ...

  7. The best of British schooling

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Liana Cafolla As Hong Kong continues to increasingly attract expatriates from around the globe, the shortage of international school places is a problem, and new players are likely to be welcomed. Since 1992, Nord Anglia Education has been operating international schools in Europe, the Middle East and China, offering a British-style education to about 6,000 students. Now, ...

  8. Have Your Say

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... watching this film. For a start, every child is eager to become an adult because they think it means more freedom. Adults can eat what they like and buy what they want. I'm looking forward to being an adult because I think life will be more enjoyable. But the film's message is that there is a danger in growing old too fast. If we suddenly become an adult, we may not be able ...

  9. British education on show this weekend

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Students and parents are invited to the British Council's Education UK exhibition this weekend at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. The event, running from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday, will provide an opportunity to learn more about studying in Britain. Representatives from 60 British schools, colleges and universities ...

  10. school news

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tsang Pik Shan Secondary School Twenty hard-working, creative junior secondary students participated in a Scolar-British Council story-writing competition workshop at our school on March ... the reading ambassadors, guided junior students who read story books aloud. The Academy Award-winning film, The Hurt Locker, was screened after school. Vicky Ma Wing-ki, English Award Scheme ...




SCMP.com Account