Jackie Chan in The Police Story series of the 1980s and 90s. Photo: AlamyJackie Chan in The Police Story series of the 1980s and 90s. Photo: Alamy
Jackie Chan in The Police Story series of the 1980s and 90s. Photo: Alamy

Hong Kong’s film and TV industry after 40 years of China’s opening up and reform: once ‘Hollywood of the East’, does future now lie in being mainland’s supporting cast?

  • Mainland China’s movie and television business now far outweighs Hong Kong’s in output, viewers and box office takings
  • Hong Kong helped get the industry north of the border on its feet in the 1980s and 90s. Does the city’s future success lie in integration or staying distinct?

Topic |   40 years of reform and opening up
Jackie Chan in The Police Story series of the 1980s and 90s. Photo: AlamyJackie Chan in The Police Story series of the 1980s and 90s. Photo: Alamy
Jackie Chan in The Police Story series of the 1980s and 90s. Photo: Alamy
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