Chinese Box


Set against the backdrop of the handover of Hong Kong to China, this film uses a love triangle as a metaphor of the situation. A British businessman, dying of cancer, is in love with a Chinese barmaid, and also gets involved with a female Chinese street vendor.

99 minutes.
All ages .
Romance, Drama, On the Art Circuit

Showtimes

Can never find a hairdresser when I need one!
Can never find a hairdresser when I need one!

Credits

Cast
Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui, Rubén Blades
Director
Wayne Wang
ScreenplayLarry Gross, Jean-Claude Carriè, Paul Theroux, Wayne Wang
MusicGraeme Revell
Sound formatsDolby
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor Pictures
Made in1997
Produced byLe Studio Canal+, NDF International, WW Productions





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Owen Williams
15
TV3 Screenplay
Barry Ronge
16
eye Weekly
Alex Patterson
10
Box Office
Shlomo Schwartzberg
5
Rough Cut
Gary Susman
15

What the People say

Internet
89 Netizens
14

Average .. 63%

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