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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: HK’s first Putonghua feature, Orphan Island Paradise

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff In the history of Chinese cinema, few Hong Kong productions represented the hopes and dreams of mainland filmmakers more eloquently than Orphan Island Paradise. ... formed an "orphan island" still free of Tokyo's direct intervention. Yet such was the sensitivity of expressing overtly anti-Japanese sentiment that director-writer Cai Chusheng ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art House: An Orphan's Tragedy takes a Dickensian twist

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff Bruce Lee and Josephine Siao Fong-fong's appearances in An Orphan's Tragedy are undoubtedly today's chief selling points for this 1955 Cantonese ... had reached Hong Kong cinemas in 1948. Dickens' basic premise of a hardworking orphan (Bruce Lee as a young teen, Cheung Wood-yau as an adult) who mistakenly believes his anonymous ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: My Voice, My Life

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... of training to stage a musical at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. An Oscar winner for The Blood of Yingzhou District, a documentary short about the effect of HIV/Aids on orphans in Anhui ...

  4. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Valentino joins charity car tour to help children in Africa

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... million) for three humanitarian organisations- Shine On Sierra Leone, OrphanAid Africa and Sumbandila- to provide children and their families in Sierra Leone, Ghana and South Africa with health ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: mainland romance But Always takes its cue from Comrades: A Love Story

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:17am by EDMUND LEE

    ... of the 1976 Tangshan earthquake, where little An Ran loses her mother during the rescue. When the girl starts school in Beijing six years later, she strikes up a friendship with the orphaned Zhao ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: 1988’s Gangs started a mini-wave of neo-realist youth films

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm

    ... been home to teenage rebels with and without causes, most famously the teenage Bruce Lee’s stellar turn in The Orphan (1960). Rather, the audience was responding to the honesty and seeming ... that infected The Orphan. Gangs unleashed a mini-trend in underage gang exposés, many recycling the cast in similar roles but minus the scrupulousness that made Lau’s film exceptional. The vogue reached ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... dad had been orphaned and China was in freefall. He just wanted to get to anywhere the "golden mountains" had been established- San Francisco, Melbourne, Joburg. In South Africa, my ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Abu Camp, Botswana

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Martin Williams Abu Camp, Botswana Let me guess, Abu's the name of the founder, right? Almost. Abu was a bull elephant, born in the wild in South Africa. He was orphaned during a cull and shipped to a wildlife park in Texas, in the United States, before being brought to Botswana, along with fellow elephants Cathy and Benny, to appear in the 1989 movie ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope; the castaways

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Anna Chen

    ... in minor roles) out of 17 in its production of "the Chinese Hamlet", The Orphan of Zhao. Our little chat took place at the Open Space "Opening the Door" event for East Asian ... and various other theatre bodies, following prolonged talks with British-Chinese actor Daniel York (one of those who auditioned for Orphan and didn't get hired) and materialising only after ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A life sentence: Cambodia's acid-attack victims face an agonising future

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Tibor Krausz

    ... minutes before Deb Da's eyes, leaving him and his brother orphaned. "Most of my friends turned their backs on me," Deb Da remembers. "That hurt me." He lived ...




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