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
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

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
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
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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