Hong Kong film director Fruit Chan photographed in Admiralty. His latest film, Coffin Homes, opens on August 5. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong film director Fruit Chan photographed in Admiralty. His latest film, Coffin Homes, opens on August 5. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Fruit Chan’s horror comedy Coffin Homes is a wild and relentless satire on Hong Kong’s real estate market madness – a subject the director knows a surprisingly great deal about

  • Chan explains how his vision of making a more humanistic feature turned into a horror movie whose gruesome cartoonish violence earned it a Category III rating
  • Despite the film’s mocking of Hong Kong’s property-market frenzies, Chan argues that his approach is more ironic than critical

Hong Kong film director Fruit Chan photographed in Admiralty. His latest film, Coffin Homes, opens on August 5. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong film director Fruit Chan photographed in Admiralty. His latest film, Coffin Homes, opens on August 5. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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