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The Illegal Immigrants

Fei fat yi man

Hong Kong, 1985
Drama, Romance


This film tells the story of a Chinese illegal immigrant, Cheung Kwan-chow, and his journey in New York. He is looking for a girl to have a false marriage in order to gain the right of abode there. Despite all the hardship and misfortunes, he tries to cope with life and reach for his dreams.

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The Illegal Immigrants Directed by Mabel Cheung, Zhang Wanting

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

1986 | Winner: Best Director

1986 | 2 nominations including: Best Picture

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

1985 | Winner: Special Jury Award

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