Aaron Kwok (centre) in a scene from Project Gutenberg. Film critics and cinema-goers alike have accused it of being a blatant rip-off of The Usual Suspects. Photo: Zexin

Did Hong Kong Film Awards best picture Project Gutenberg rip off The Usual Suspects?

  • Film critics and general cinema-goers alike believed the film’s central plot twist was a blatant rip-off of the 1995 noir classic starring Kevin Spacey
  • But writer-director Felix Chong dismissed the accusations, saying a number of films had influenced him over the years
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Aaron Kwok (centre) in a scene from Project Gutenberg. Film critics and cinema-goers alike have accused it of being a blatant rip-off of The Usual Suspects. Photo: Zexin
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Anthony Wong and Crisel Consunji in Still Human (category IIB; English and Tagalog), directed by Oliver Chan.

Still Human film review: Anthony Wong, Crisel Consunji shine in heart-warming domestic help drama

  • Film set in Hong Kong follows a disabled middle-aged man and his young Filipino maid as they learn to embrace their lives again
  • Film by director Oliver Chan is nominated for a number of awards at the upcoming Hong Kong Film Awards
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Anthony Wong and Crisel Consunji in Still Human (category IIB; English and Tagalog), directed by Oliver Chan.
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