The Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) has an illustrious history spanning 40 years since its inception in 1982. Basically Hong Kong’s answer to the Academy Awards, the HKFA has nominated a total of 41 movies in the Best Film category throughout the 1980s era. Allen Fong’s Italian neorealist-inspired family melodrama Father and Son <父子情> became the first-ever recipient awarded the Best Film and Best Director awards.
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Turning 35 today and 17 movies as a director later, Derek Yee’s The Lunatics <癲佬正傳> still resonates strongly until today. Yee was only 29 years old at the time when he directed the movie.
Continue reading 35 Years Later: Revisiting The Lunatics 癲佬正傳 (1986)