Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: September 1-7
Zombies on a train, American arms dealers, Chinese art-house drama and documentaries on North Korean propaganda and Japan’s pride and joy in this week’s pick of must-see movies
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Right before its eventual relocation, Tokyo’s famed fish market is immortalised in this appetising documentary, which not only reveals the pride of the trade, but also dishes out blatant food porn in the form of gratuitous close-up shots of sushi and sashimi. (Opens on September 1)
The logic of dreams takes over in this art-house gem by young Chinese filmmaker Bi Gan, who brings a touch of magic realism to the rural milieu mostly occupied by social realist dramas. Bi counts Andrei Tarkovsky as one of his filmmaking idols – and the influence shows. (Now showing)
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