Tagged: country: hong kong
Is it possible to write a nonsensical story with a purpose? Jeffrey Lau’s early millennium period comedy -sometimes wuxia sometimes musical- of ‘imprisoned’ Imperial siblings that meet their destined lovers in the outcasts of a tiny village during the Ming dynasty seems to prove it.
John Woo’s passion project is concluding with the release of the The Crossing II, the culmination of the sinking of the Taiping steamer in 1949, continuing the stories of three couples on board.
I love films that become love letters to the cities they shoot in, so when I got the chance to catch Emily Ting’s first fictional feature length, I got to ask her about the making of the film and what makes an expat not an immigrant.
The kidnapped daughter of a general is trained to become an assassin by a Daoist nun, and sent to kill her fated betrothed cousin in this historical action drama.