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  1. Echoes of the past

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... across hallways, and children grew up to be independent individuals without the material excesses parents lavish on their offspring today. Law's film also helps preserve visual memories of historical landmarks that have long since been redeveloped. For example, most of the Wing Lee Street low-rises seen in Echoes are slated for demolition, according to the Urban Renewal Authority. ...

  2. Also showing: Fei Mu

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... oneself to preserve the Way [and] demean oneself to save the world', Fei wrote in the special brochure published to mark the film's premiere in 1940) mirrored the filmmaker's own ... Chinese intellectuals felt back then. What makes Fei's films so powerfully engaging is how they are at once lyrical masterpieces and also cerebral reflections of the historical circumstances ...

  3. Risque business

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Taiwanese director] is now remembered most fondly for his historical epics on Qing emperors, but he also shot a lot of adult flicks in the 1970s,' Cho says, referring to Li's lesser-known ... and I wanted to help preserve them as part of our heritage.' Cho has sporadically bought sex-related bric-a-brac ever since. Given this insatiable habit of hoarding curios of varying kinds- his ...

  4. FILM

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff, Paul Kay

    ... a strange and isolated young man in 18th-century Paris who has the gift of preserving the perfect scent by murdering young women. Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman and Alan Rickman star. Tom Tykwer ... Curse of the Golden Flower (IIB) (Putonghua) Mainland director Zhang Yimou offers another mega-budget historical action drama that boasts a strong cast of Chinese stars, including Chow Yun-fat, ...

  5. Out of site

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... of the symbols of Hong Kong's various historical epochs, local filmmakers face a more practical problem: how to find authentic backdrops for movies that reflect an age gone by. The rapidly changing ... Terrace- a popular red-light district in the 1930s- was also recreated in Macau. As shown by Lui's intricate search for a contemporary yet atmospheric street, it's not only historic ...

  6. Rose and fall

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... straight from historical records- caused outrage among Downfall's detractors, Final Days also courts controversy- albeit on a minor scale- when it chronicles Scholl's officially ... for The Final Days: the preservation of a memory fast fading with the demise of war survivors. 'There are still some members of the White Rose, but they're between 80 or 90. I'm the last ...



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