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Films By Fruit Chan

dumplings (Fruit Chan, 2004)
Mrs Lee is not coping well with ageing. Her vanity leads her to seek potions and powders to keep the wrinkles at bay, until desperation leads her to Mei and her rejuvenation dumplings. But when you m… Read more

Durian durian (Fruit Chan, 1999)
"[Durian Durian] follows the path of a young woman, Yan, as she struggles in a dirty precinct of Hong Kong, and her reimmersion into family life after she abandons the world of prostitution in the ci… Read more

HollywooD Hong Kong (Fruit Chan, 2001)
In the shadow of the modern, sky-rise, residential towers Plaza Hollywood (in East Kowloon) is the shantytown Tai Hom, which will shortly be torn down by the government to make way for a new developm… Read more

LITTLE CHEUNG (Fruit Chan, 1999)
Cheung is nine years of age and already a tough little businessman making deliveries for his father's restaurant. As he expertly urinates in the tea he is about to drop off to a thirsty customer, he … Read more

LONGEST SUMMER, THE (Fruit Chan, 1998)
During the lead up to the Hong Kong handover, a band of disgruntled former soldiers struggle for existence, dumped by the Hong Kong wing of the British army once they'd outlived their usefulness. Whe… Read more

MADE IN HONG KONG (Fruit Chan, 1997)
The winner of more than a dozen awards at festivals worldwide, [Made in Hong Kong] is a striking, black yet humanistic view of disaffected youth. Fruit Chan's astounding 1997 feature debut exhibits a… Read more

MADE IN HONG KONG (Fruit Chan, 1997)
The winner at over a dozen festival awards worldwide, including numerous Best Film and Best Director citations, Made in Hong Kong is the first post-handover independent film from the former colony. I… Read more

public toilet (Fruit Chan, 2002)
This is a most uncommon film about who we are, what we dream and what we all do at least a couple of times a day. Fruit Chan's seventh film is a wandering, contrary, metaphorical journey that focuses… Read more

THE LONGEST SUMMER (Fruit Chan, 1998)
Fruit Chan is back! The young HK Chinese director who captivated MIFF audiences last year with his dazzling Made in Hong Kong returns with an epic crime thriller set during the lead up to the hand-ov… Read more

Three...extremes (Takashi Miike, Park Chan Wook, Fruit Chan, 2004)
[Three... Extremes] is a chilling, top-shelf anthology, featuring three short 'horror' films directed by perennial MIFF faves Park Chan-wook, Miike Takashi and Fruit Chan. ... "Park's [Cut] ranks as … Read more

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