Maggie Cheung at an interview with the Post in 2001. Photo: SCMP.
Maggie Cheung at an interview with the Post in 2001. Photo: SCMP.

Maggie Cheung in her own words, on Wong Kar-wai and In the Mood for Love, marrying Olivier Assayas and being an actress, not just a film star

  • The darling of Hong Kong film in the 1990s had a lot to say about filmmaking, from getting her break with lowbrow Wong Jing to working with auteur Wong Kar-wai
  • She talked about preferring dramas to comedy and working ‘with feelings and emotions’ to making action films, and the dearth of good roles in Chinese films

Maggie Cheung at an interview with the Post in 2001. Photo: SCMP.
Maggie Cheung at an interview with the Post in 2001. Photo: SCMP.
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