Hong Kong icon Maggie Cheung as the prominent Chinese silent film actress Ruan Lingyu in Center Stage. Photo: Golden Harvest
Hong Kong icon Maggie Cheung as the prominent Chinese silent film actress Ruan Lingyu in Center Stage. Photo: Golden Harvest

5 biopics about Hong Kong icons to watch after Anita, from martial arts film series Ip Man starring Donnie Yen, to Michelle Yeoh’s star-studded The Soong Sisters

  • Andy Lau gives a searing performance in Lee Rock, while the popular Ip Man series chronicles the life of the wing chun grandmaster who taught Bruce Lee
  • Maggie Cheung bagged an award at the Berlin International Film Festival for her stunning portrayal of Chinese silent film actress Ruan Lingyu in Center Stage

Hong Kong icon Maggie Cheung as the prominent Chinese silent film actress Ruan Lingyu in Center Stage. Photo: Golden Harvest
Hong Kong icon Maggie Cheung as the prominent Chinese silent film actress Ruan Lingyu in Center Stage. Photo: Golden Harvest
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