Louis Cheung and Chrissie Chau in a still from Madalena (category IIB), directed by Emily Chan.
Louis Cheung and Chrissie Chau in a still from Madalena (category IIB), directed by Emily Chan.

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Madalena movie review: Louis Cheung, Chrissie Chau play working-class lovers in quietly melancholic Macau-set romance drama

  • Cheung plays Mada, a lonely night-shift taxi driver in the Chinese casino capital, and Chau an immigrant beer girl working two jobs to save for a better future
  • They begin a romance, but their troubled pasts cast a shadow. While Emily Chan’s film unspools in predictable fashion, Cheung and Chau excel in dramatic roles

Louis Cheung and Chrissie Chau in a still from Madalena (category IIB), directed by Emily Chan.
Louis Cheung and Chrissie Chau in a still from Madalena (category IIB), directed by Emily Chan.
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