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  1. Language barrier 'factor in Nepali's death'

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Clifford Lo A Nepali shot dead by a policeman might not have understood the warnings shouted at him in Cantonese, ethnic-minority and human rights concern groups said ... in Cantonese. Ten seconds after the warnings began, two gunshots rang out. The video image is in low resolution, but the sound is clear. The chief superintendent of the Police Public Relations Bureau, ...

  2. Film

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reviews by Lau Kit-wai, Yvonne Teh and Clarence Tsui New Releases The Silent War (IIA) (Cantonese) See review on this page. Madagascar: Europe's Most Wanted (I) (English and Chinese versions) See review on this page. Lacuna (IIA) (Putonghua and Cantonese) Shawn Yue Man-lok and Zhang Jingchu star in a romantic comedy revolving around two strangers who wake up together after ...

  3. Film

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (IIA) (Cantonese) Chapman To Man-chat and Fiona Sit Hoi-kei star in an action comedy revolving around a bounty hunter and an innkeeper's daughter who follows him on his new assignment. CT ... Jones and Josh Brolin. CT Motorway (IIB) (Cantonese) Soi Cheang Pou-soi's action-thriller revolving around a rookie cop (Shawn Yue Man-lok) and his veteran partner (Anthony Wong Chau-sang) ...

  4. Film studies: Rouge Tears to Whispers and Moans

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff They may not be members of the world's oldest profession, but actresses have been playing sex workers on Hong Kong screens ever since the first wave of Cantonese talkies ... starring Ruan Lingyu, and one of the first local productions to be shot simultaneously in Putonghua and Cantonese. Wu's character was portrayed sympathetically, and her star quality ...

  5. Film studies: Jane Bond

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... more curves than fighting prowess. The Jane Bond craze peaked in 1967 and fizzled out by the end of the decade, coinciding with the demise of Cantonese-language cinema and the rise of a new ... Kong. Even four decades ago, both of these aspects had already enjoyed a long history on the local stage and screen. The sex-segregated nature of Cantonese opera troupes until the 30s fostered ...

  6. Guangdong cinema market opens up to HK filmmakers

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In a deal arranged under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, Cantonese-language films made in Hong Kong will nearly double their share of box-office takings across the border, from 13 per ... and publicity in Guangdong, for Cantonese-language films from Hong Kong. 'This will give Hong Kong-made movies a lot of opportunities, as Guangdong has a population of over 100 million [counting ...

  7. Policy urged to guide Cantonese opera

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The lack of a formal policy on the development of Cantonese opera has been blamed for the withering of the art form in Hong Kong. The Cantonese opera community also criticised the government for failing to offer sufficient assistance. Yuen Siu-fai, vice-chairman of the Chinese Artists Association, said it wanted a specific policy to guide the future of Cantonese ...

  8. 'Broadway of Asia' aiming high

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Sunbeam Theatre, Hong Kong's leading Cantonese opera venue for 40 years, will reopen next month in a new guise that its operators hope will turn it into the 'Broadway ... plan. 'It's not going to be a profitable endeavour and I'm prepared to invest the income from my fung shui service into the theatre,' he said. Three Cantonese opera titles ...

  9. Riding the new wave

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui Five shining examples of the Gallic influence on Hong Kong cinema: Be My Love (1968): Made at a time when Cantonese-language films were increasingly marginalised by Mandarin-language productions, Chor Yuen's romantic drama was audacious in its use of storytelling and visual language. The director draws on Resnais, Godard and Chabrol in this story about ...

  10. Film

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Not Exist, in which two devils try to destroy the trust that exists between a hearing-impaired couple (in Cantonese and Hong Kong Sign Language with Chinese and English subtitles). Feb 24, 8pm, HK ... nature to management. Not reviewed. Mr and Mrs Gambler (IIB) (Cantonese) Wong Jing's comedy about two gambling addicts who, after they decide to divorce, agree that whoever breaks ...




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