Three queens of Chinese cinema – Shu Qi, Michele Reis and Maggie Cheung. Photo: SCMPThree queens of Chinese cinema – Shu Qi, Michele Reis and Maggie Cheung. Photo: SCMP
Three queens of Chinese cinema – Shu Qi, Michele Reis and Maggie Cheung. Photo: SCMP

Playboy bunnies to Cannes awards – 11 actresses who defined Chinese language cinema, from Shu Qi to Maggie Cheung

Forget Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Chow Yun-fat – they would be nothing without these leading ladies, stars of Hong Kong and China’s most memorable films of the past 60 years

Topic |   Hong Kong Film Awards
Three queens of Chinese cinema – Shu Qi, Michele Reis and Maggie Cheung. Photo: SCMPThree queens of Chinese cinema – Shu Qi, Michele Reis and Maggie Cheung. Photo: SCMP
Three queens of Chinese cinema – Shu Qi, Michele Reis and Maggie Cheung. Photo: SCMP
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