Eddie Peng in a still from Love After Love, filmed on Gulang Island in Xiamen, China. Its celebrated director, Ann Hui On-wah, says she takes on board criticism of the movie’s casting and plot.
Eddie Peng in a still from Love After Love, filmed on Gulang Island in Xiamen, China. Its celebrated director, Ann Hui On-wah, says she takes on board criticism of the movie’s casting and plot.

Love After Love director Ann Hui accepts criticism of film for its casting of Sandra Ma Sichun and adaptation of Eileen Chang story, says ‘It makes me think how I can improve’

  • Love After Love, about the downfall of a woman who moves from 1930s Shanghai to Hong Kong, was criticised in China for its casting and plot
  • Now 74, Ann Hui says it shows she still has room to improve, and admits the difficulty of adapting Eileen Chang’s dialogue-heavy stories for the big screen

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Eddie Peng in a still from Love After Love, filmed on Gulang Island in Xiamen, China. Its celebrated director, Ann Hui On-wah, says she takes on board criticism of the movie’s casting and plot.
Eddie Peng in a still from Love After Love, filmed on Gulang Island in Xiamen, China. Its celebrated director, Ann Hui On-wah, says she takes on board criticism of the movie’s casting and plot.
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