Hong Kong cinema was at its peak during the 1990s era. It was also the decade where Peter Chan’s Comrades, Almost a Love Story <甜蜜蜜> took home then-record nine wins including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress for Maggie Cheung at the 16th Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA).
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Over the last two days, the Hong Kong film industry and the world cinema in general have unfortunately lost Ringo Lam, the legendary Hong Kong auteur who reportedly died in his sleep at the age of 63. Although his last two movies in Wild City <迷城> (2015) and Sky On Fire <冲天火> (2016) were greeted with less-than-enthusiastic responses, it’s hard to deny that his filmmaking influence has inspired generations of other filmmakers around the world. Here are his five best movies that resonate me the most over the course of his decades-long career as a director.
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