This $80,000 Hong Kong street-punk drama focuses on young tough Chung-chau (Sam Lee) and his slow-witted sidekick Sylvester (Wenbers Li). Sylvester finds blood-covered letters near the body of a suicide victim, schoolgirl Susan (Amy Tam). Chung-chau feels possessed by her spirit and delivers the letters. Chung-chau falls for 16-year-old Ping (Neiky Yim), and when she vanishes, he goes over the edge, agreeing to carry out a killing for his boss, Wing. Winner of a special jury prize at the 1997 Locarno Film Festival, it was also shown at the 1997 Vancouver Film Festival.
Fruit Chan Gor (traditional Chinese: 陳果), born April 15, 1959 in Guangdong, China, is an independent Hong Kong screenwriter, filmmaker and producer, who is best known for his style of film reflecting the everyday life of Hong Kong people. He is well known for using amateur actors (such as Sam Lee in Made in Hong Kong, Wong Yau-Nam in Hollywood Hong Kong) in his films. His name became familiar to many Hong Kongers only after the success of the 1997 film Made in Hong Kong, which earned many local and international awards.
On August 22, 2007, Chan announced that he will make a film focusing on Bruce Lee’s early years, specifically, the Chinese-language film, Kowloon City, will be produced by John Woo’s producer Terence Chang. The film will be set in 1950s Hong Kong.
Chan’s credits include Durian Durian. Also, Stanley Kwan stated that he was talking with Lee’s family to make a movie about the late action movie icon. Further, in April, Chinese… read more
i liked this film so much when i saw it about 10 years ago and i remember getting the only (low distribution) vhs copy tower records piccadilly had based just on the video cover and not having great expectations because i never heard reviews or heard any hype.