Lo Hoi-pang (left), Jerry Lamb and Joyce Cheng in a still from A Journey of Happiness (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by J.Y. Teng. Alex Lam co-stars.

A Journey of Happiness film review: Malaysia-set Chinese New Year road movie sees a Hong Kong family find themselves

  • A trip across Malaysia intended as a way to bring members of a family back together doesn’t start well, but events conspire to change that
  • Joyce Cheng and Lo Hoi-pang get rare star billing in a sweet-natured film that’s more melodrama than the comedic road movie the director intended
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Lo Hoi-pang (left), Jerry Lamb and Joyce Cheng in a still from A Journey of Happiness (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by J.Y. Teng. Alex Lam 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.