‘No 1. Chung Ying Street’: Review

Dir/prod. Derek Chiu. HK. 2018, 118 mins.

“This is a heartfelt, touching film by veteran director/producer Derek Chiu about his homeland, Hong Kong. Cinematically, the territory has lost out in the Chinese market gold-rush; politically, it is troubled and facing into an eternally uncertain future. Chiu ties together Hong Kong’s colonial past – namely the little-known and deadly riots of 1967 encouraged by Mao’s Red Brigades across the border – and now, as a Special Administrative Region of China, in the aftermath of the Umbrella Revolution” says Fionnuala Halligan.

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