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  1. 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.' ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Blazing new trails

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Tsui discovers, the recurring theme of repression in his work meant Ang Lee demurs when asked to describe what kind of film Brokeback Mountain is. He's keen, however, to say what ... connotation, like Blazing Saddles or something. It belittles the film.' Brokeback Mountain does have one thing in common with Mel Brooks' farcical 1974 cowboy spoof; both set out to puncture ...

  4. Put on a shadow puppet show

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... the group will perform a shadow puppet drama adapted from the classic Chinese tale, Mr Foolish Moves The Mountain. The play tells the story of an old fairy who attempts to remove a mountain for villagers. However, the plants and animals living on the mountain try their best to disrupt his plan. Will the fairy be able to help the villagers without destroying the mountain's ecosystem? ...

  5. Taiwan celebrates with Ang Lee

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the bubbly to celebrate his brother's biggest filmmaking successes with their 81-year-old mother, Yang Si-chuang. Lee Kang was a little disappointed that Brokeback Mountain failed to take ... Fighting back tears, Ms Yang said she felt sorry that she could not share the moment with her late husband, who died during the filming of Brokeback Mountain. President Chen Shui-bian ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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