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Running from the Ghost

Australia, 1985 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Nick Torrens

This film is about the street-level living of Hong Kong hawkers Of the 220 000 hawkers in Hong Kong it is estimated that 200 000 are unlicensed and illegal It is their world that is explored in this film the other side to the Hong Kong economic miracle.

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