Jelly Lin isn’t sure she’d be in show business if her Mermaid role hadn’t come along. Photo: Jonathan WongJelly Lin isn’t sure she’d be in show business if her Mermaid role hadn’t come along. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Jelly Lin isn’t sure she’d be in show business if her Mermaid role hadn’t come along. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Is Jelly Lin China’s most reticent film star? An interview with director Stephen Chow’s latest muse

Award-winning actress puts her success in breakthrough blockbuster The Mermaid down to persistence and, despite her fame, she says she’s not sure what’s next or whether movies are for her long-term

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Jelly Lin isn’t sure she’d be in show business if her Mermaid role hadn’t come along. Photo: Jonathan WongJelly Lin isn’t sure she’d be in show business if her Mermaid role hadn’t come along. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Jelly Lin isn’t sure she’d be in show business if her Mermaid role hadn’t come along. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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