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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD UDINE

    Postcard: Udine

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... of his masterpiece A Touch of Zen and the lesser-seen Raining in the Mountain. The screenings were augmented by the publication of King Hu in His Own Words, an informative English-language book ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD TOKYO

    Film postcard: Tokyo

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by MARK SCHILLING

    ... dancer returning to her rural hometown, and The Ballad of Narayama (1955), a kabuki-esque drama set in a feudal-era village where the old are abandoned on a nearby mountain to leave more food ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    All hail 'The Master', 3-D and nostalgia trips

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram, Paul Fonoroff and Yvonne Teh

    ... ago, I reviewed, again, Raining in the Mountain- a film I had first watched in 1979 during its first run at the State Theatre in North Point; it was being screened as part of the ongoing ... in the Mountain (Hong Kong)- King Hu; starring Hsu Feng, Sun Yueh My Kingdom for a Husband (Hong Kong)- Tso Kea; Cheung Ying, Law Yim-hing   Top films at Hong Kong's box office HONG KONG FILMS 1. ...

  4. Miracle in the Andes- 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Miracle in the Andes- 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home by Nando Parrado (with Vince Rause) Orion, HK$113 'I'd always thought my story ... to be outlived'. In the mountains they would say: 'Breathe. Breathe again. With every breath you are alive.' ...

  5. Nightwoods

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mountain, adapted into an Oscar-winning film by Anthony Minghella in 2003. Although they share similar settings (the Appalachian peaks of Frazier's home state, North Carolina), Nightwoods is more intimate in scale and cast. Set in the early 1960s, the plot shuttles among five main characters. At the centre is Luce, a determined loner who looks after a remote mountain lodge. Once ...

  6. Pandora's rocks

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is a spindly, soaring, kilometre-high tower of karst limestone, once called the Southern Pillar of Heaven, now named Hallelujah Mountain (or, in Na'vi, Ayram Alusing) after the sacred, floating mountain range on Pandora where young Na'vi partake in an ancient and perilous rite of passage (the iknimaya). To be fair, Cameron has been quoted as saying Wulingyuan was an inspiration ...

  7. Legends of the wall

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... side, in Shaanxi, were some rolling fields rising into the mountains in the distance, and a dead straight road for us to walk along to get there. Ironically, after all that effort to find ...

  8. Forbidden love?

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It appears the mainland's two film importers are baulking at Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, possibly owing to its homosexual theme. Are mainland audiences ready for a film about gay love? What do you think? Write to us ...

  9. City cashes in on Avatar scenery

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Fancy visiting the dangerous, mysterious yet beautiful floating 'Hallelujah mountains' on the planet Pandora? Well, don't bother transforming ... ethnic minority will welcome you for bringing business. The name of Zhangjiajie's 'Southern Sky Column' was formally changed to 'Avatar Hallelujah Mountain' in a ceremony ...

  10. Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... travel agent. Peak travel The Chinese mountain resort of Moganshan (then known as Mokanshan) was a popular summer escape for foreign residents of Shanghai from the late 19th cen- tury until ...




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