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Flowing Stories France, Hong Kong 2014 | 97 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Tsang Tsui-shan

Jessey Tsang Tsui-shan graduated from the Hong Kong art school with a degree in sound design. Her first two films Lovers On the Road (2008) and Big Blue Lake (2011) won several awards. Flowing Stories is her first documentary feature.

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Documentary: Every ten years, a traditional ancestral festival lasting several days is celebrated in a little village in the countrified outskirts of Hong Kong. Not only the villagers and a handful of tourists attend -- the biggest group is members of the diaspora who flood back home from all over the world. This melancholy documentary takes the last festival in 2010 as an opportunity to trace the ramified migrational history of the Lau family, the former neighbour of the film's director. A film about old and new homes, roots and change, nostalgia and awakening.
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Original title: Ho Sheung Bin Chuen
Film type: Documentary Feature
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Section: Asia Express
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Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Tsang Tsui-shan
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Cast:
Producer: Tsang Tsui-shan, Teresa Kwong, Farid Rezkallah, Christophe Dorkeld
Director of Photography: Jam Yau, Lee Kai-Ho
Music: Masamichi Shigeno
Production Design:
Editor: Mary Stephen
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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German Distributor:
World Sales: Hong Kong Arts Centre
Production: River Vision Company Limited; Hong Kong Arts Centre; 24 images
Contact: Teresa Kwong, Hong Kong Arts Centre: hkac@hkac.org.hk

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