Tag Archives: Cherie Chung

Mabel Cheung – Chou tin dik tong wah AKA An Autumn’s Tale (1987)

Hong Kong native Jennifer (Cherie Chung) moves to New York City to study for her Master’s Degree and to reunite with her boyfriend Vincent (Danny Chan Bak-Keung). There, she meets her very distant relative Samuel Pang (Yun-Fat Chow), a street smart and wise-talking waiter-by-day and gambler-by-night, who helps Jennifer settle in her apartment building in the outskirts of Brooklyn. When Jennifer discovers that Vincent is being unfaithful, she nearly puts all her plans to a halt. But, Pang talks sense into her and helps her adjust to her new life in the Big Apple and without Vincent, resulting in an unlikely relationship. Read More »

Ann Hui – Woo Yuet dik goo si AKA The Story of Woo Viet (1981)

Quote:
Hong Kong, 1980. The Vietnam War has been over for five years and the ethnic cleansing of Chinese has begun. As the “boat people”, refugees of Vietnam, flood out of the country, Hong Kong becomes know as “port of first asylum”. Among these boats is Wu Yiet (Chow Yun-Fat), a former South Vietnamese soldier still recovering from the ravages of war. For him, Hong Kong is the first step for life in the United States, and he soon falls for fellow immigrant Sum Ching (Cherie Chung). Yet the promise of a new beginning doesn’t come easy: the refugee camps have been infiltrated by murderous Viet Cong agents, and an act of violence forces Wu Yiet on the run and deeper into a vortex of crime and brutality. Read More »

Ann Hui – Ji dao zhui zong AKA Zodiac Killers (1991)

PLOT SUMMARY
A group of idealistic Chinese students move into Toyko’s Shinjuku district to attend school in a more relaxed, less competitive setting. However, they soon find themselves inextricably embroiled in the Yakuza underworld with little hope of survival. Read More »