Cecilia So and David Siu in a still from Napping Kid (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Wong Ho-yin. Ng Siu-hin co-stars.

Napping Kid film review: Hong Kong detective mystery hides an urgent plea for social change

  • The story of a theft and a puzzlingly small ransom demand, the film focuses less on who the thief is and more on how and why they carried out the crime
  • Wong Ho-yin’s film is an appeal for positive change in Hong Kong
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Cecilia So and David Siu in a still from Napping Kid (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Wong Ho-yin. Ng Siu-hin co-stars.
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.