Brigitte Lin (centre, front) in a still from Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai’s star-studded martial arts film Ashes of Time (1994). The former actress’ new book, Jing Qian Jing Hou, was published this month. Photo: Newport Entertainment
Brigitte Lin (centre, front) in a still from Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai’s star-studded martial arts film Ashes of Time (1994). The former actress’ new book, Jing Qian Jing Hou, was published this month. Photo: Newport Entertainment

Former actress Brigitte Lin on the pain of Anita Mui’s death, shocking William Chang with nude Polaroids, and seeing a penniless Li Ching in her last days

  • ‘Li [Ching] told me the happiest thing for her was to eat hotpot in Café De Coral at night,’ writes Lin of seeing her fellow actress fallen on hard times
  • The anecdote appears in the final book in a trilogy that charts Lin’s illustrious film career and life, one that friends say qualifies her as an author at last

Brigitte Lin (centre, front) in a still from Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai’s star-studded martial arts film Ashes of Time (1994). The former actress’ new book, Jing Qian Jing Hou, was published this month. Photo: Newport Entertainment
Brigitte Lin (centre, front) in a still from Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai’s star-studded martial arts film Ashes of Time (1994). The former actress’ new book, Jing Qian Jing Hou, was published this month. Photo: Newport Entertainment
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