Truth and Movies

Hong Kong cinema

Discover this anarchic ’90s portrait of youthful despair

By Anton Bitel

Director Fruit Chan’s 1997 indie Made in Hong Kong captures a group of characters – and a city – in transition.

Discover the anarchic fun of this genre-defying Hong Kong blockbuster

By Anton Bitel

Ricky Lau’s 1985 hit Mr Vampire deftly combines knockabout comedy, martial arts, monster horror and wacky dancing.

Watch: A side-by-side analysis of Infernal Affairs and The Departed

By Leigh Singer

In the latest Remake/Remodel, Leigh Singer interrogates Martin Scorsese’s remake of a Hong Kong crime classic.

How the cinema of Wong Kar-wai reflects a Hong Kong in transition

By David Pountain

The director’s work has long echoed the underlying anxiety felt in his homeland.

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