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- Ann Hui's "Song of the Exile" + "The Chinese Typewriter" on 16mm?
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The film, typically of Hui, is beautiful; generally quite dark, there are lovely blue and green-tinted scenes throughout. Generally, there is a powerful sense of melancholy and nostalgia which reflects the theme of missed opportunities and broken relationships. Pingback: The Way We Are reflections. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
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But, as in Zodiac Killers , whenever the movie stops to consider the central romance, it becomes something else entirely. Hui was in her early 50s when she made this, yet her depiction of the college-age protagonists is natural and sympathetic: one senses that these characters, as unsure of their futures as any real year-olds, welcome the paranormal as something to give their lives direction.
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