Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in a scene from Wong Kar-wai’s brilliant romance In the Mood for Love, a high point of the Hong Kong actress’ film career.

Whatever happened to Maggie Cheung, icon of Hong Kong cinema? 15 years after her last leading role, a new career beckons

  • In The Mood For Love actress, who’s 55 on Friday, all but disappeared from cinema screens after her last award-winning turn, in 2004 film Clean
  • After an ill-starred move into music she adopted a low profile, but appears to have revived her dreams of a singing career, and talked about why she quit movies
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in a scene from Wong Kar-wai’s brilliant romance In the Mood for Love, a high point of the Hong Kong actress’ film career.
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