Film/Video
NEW ASIAN CURRENTS
LITTLE CHEUNG (XILU XIANG)
DIRECTED BY FRUIT CHAN


WEDNESDAY,
APRIL 4, 2001,
7:30 PM

$7; $6 SENIORS/STUDENTS WITH CURRENT ID;
$5 WALKER AND UNIVERSITY FILM SOCIETY (UFS) MEMBERS WITH MEMBERSHIP CARD
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Little Cheung is the third part of Fruit Chan's unofficial "handover" trilogy, which captures the state of flux and the emotions of Hong Kong's citizens surrounding the 1997 handover of the city to China. In this film Chan discards the raw, edgy quality of his previous works for a softer, more humanist style. This multifaceted portrait of a working-class family follows a nine-year-old boy who confronts the heady complexities of the adult world with comic and tragic consequences. 1999, Hong Kong, in Chinese with English subtitles, 35mm, color, 118 minutes.




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