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Hong Kong ScreenscapesFrom the New Wave to the Digital Frontier$
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Esther M. K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, and See-Kam Tan

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9789888028566

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.001.0001

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Interview with Ann Hui:

Interview with Ann Hui:

On the Edge of the Mainstream

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Hong Kong Screenscapes
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Esther M. K. Cheung

Gina Marchetti

Tan See-Kam

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0004

Acclaimed New Wave director Ann Hui held a preview screening of her film, The Way We Are, at the University of Hong Kong shortly after its premiere at the Hong Kong International Film Festival in April 2008. This low-budget feature deals with the quotidian lives of the residents of Tin Shui Wai, a satellite town in Hong Kong's New Territories near the border with the People's Republic of China. Ann Hui, however, takes an interest in the trials faced by the ordinary members of the community. This new film prompts a look back at Ann Hui's career, her interest in social issues, and her choice to work within Hong Kong commercial genres while attempting to remain true to a more personal approach to subjects often shunned by the mainstream film industry.

Keywords:   New Wave, Ann Hui, The Way We Are, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Tin Shui Wai, commercial genres, mainstream film industry

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