Hong Kong which was once regarded as having the largest film and entertainment industry in Asia, dominated the regional market and regularly exported movies and television shows to the rest of the world. Known for producing renowned talents like Bruce Lee, Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung, Wong Kar-wai and many more, we take a look back at which Hong Kong films to watch while social distancing rules and regulations remain in full-swing.
1. Love In A Fallen City (1984)
Hong Kong New Wave director Ann Hui’s takes on the celebrated romance writer Eileen Chang’s magnum opus, Love in A Fallen City, a novella written in 1943. Set in the Japanese invasion of China during the 1940s, the story revolves around the complicated affair between Bai Liu-Su (played by Cora Miao), an introverted divorcée, as well as married Malayan businessman, Fan Liu-yuan (played by Chow Yun-Fat). Troubled by family disapproval, the two meander through a war-torn Hong Kong to seek what they consider as true love.