Made in Hong Kong (LE Eureka UK) (Blu-Ray Region B)

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Moon (Sam Lee) is a small-time triad, stuck in an endless cycle of pointless violence with no hope of escape. After he and his friends witness the suicide of a young girl, they embark on a journey to deliver two letters she had on her when she died.

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SYNOPSIS

Released to critical acclaim in 1997, the year of the Hong Kong handover, Fruit Chan’s Made in Hong Kong was praised as an anarchic masterpiece, a powerful distillation of urban alienation and youthful despair.

Moon (Sam Lee) is a small-time triad, stuck in an endless cycle of pointless violence with no hope of escape. After he and his friends witness the suicide of a young girl, they embark on a journey to deliver two letters she had on her when she died.

Produced on a shoestring budget, with non-professional actors and using discarded film reels   for stock, the film has been rescued from obscurity and fully restored in 4K in time for its 20th anniversary in 2017 , thanks to the Far East Film Festival, in collaboration with Andy Lau’s Hong Kong production company, Focus Film

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • LIMITED EDITION O-CARD SLIPCASE [2000 Units]
  • 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a 4K digital restoration
  • Uncompressed LPCM 2.0 audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • New interview with director Fruit Chan
  • New interview with producer Doris Yang
  • New interview with producer Daniel Yu
  • New interview with Marco Muller, former director of the Locarno Film Festival
  • A collector’s booklet featuring new writing by film historian Alexandra Heller-Nicholas & Tony Rayns; Fruit Chan’s director’s statement from the film’s original 1997 press release; and an interview with director Fruit Chan from 2017, after the film’s restoration

TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Language: Cantonese
  • Year: 1997
  • Runtime: 108
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Colour: Colour
  • Certificate: 15
  • Subtitles: Optional English subtitles
  • Genre: Crime
  • SKU: EKA70395
  • 1 Disc

 

Additional information

Weight 8 oz