Neiky Yim (left) and Sam Lee in a scene from Made in Hong Kong (1997). It is now being shown for the first time in North America in 15 cities across the United States, after a run at New York’s Metrograph cinema.

How Made in Hong Kong became a classic – and found its way to US cinemas 23 years later

  • Fruit Chan’s groundbreaking 1997 film was shot on leftover film stock with a minuscule budget and crew. It won awards in Hong Kong and internationally
  • It was not released in North America, but is due to open in 15 cities across the US, after an extended run at New York’s Metrograph cinema
Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Neiky Yim (left) and Sam Lee in a scene from Made in Hong Kong (1997). It is now being shown for the first time in North America in 15 cities across the United States, after a run at New York’s Metrograph cinema.
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