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Boat People is a Hongkongais film of genre Drama directed by Ann Hui released in USA on 13 november 1983 with George Lam Chi Cheung

Boat People (1982)

Boat People
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Released in USA 13 november 1983
Length 1h51
Directed by
OriginHong kong
Genres Drama
Rating75% 3.7917953.7917953.7917953.7917953.791795

Boat People () is a Hong Kong film directed by Ann Hui, first shown in theatres in 1982. The film stars George Lam, Andy Lau, Cora Miao, and Season Ma. At the second Hong Kong Film Awards, Boat People won awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best New Performer, Best Screenplay, and Best Art Direction. It was also screened out of competition at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival. In 2005, at the 24th Hong Kong Film Awards, Boat People was ranked 8th in the list of 103 best Chinese-language films in the past 100 years.

Boat People was the last film in Hui's "Vietnam trilogy". It recounts the plight of the Vietnamese people after the communist takeover following the Fall of Saigon ending the Vietnam War.



^ "Copy/Holding information for Boat People". Hong Kong Film Archive.

^ "Festival de Cannes: Boat People". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 20 June 2009.

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^ Hong Kong Film Awards Association (2005). "The Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures" (in 中文). Retrieved 16 April 2008.

Synopsis

The film is shown through the point of view of a Japanese photojournalist named Shiomi Akutagawa (Lam). Three years after covering Danang during the communist takeover, Akutagawa is invited back to Vietnam to report on life after the war. He is guided by a government minder to a New Economic Zone near Danang and is shown a group of schoolchildren happily playing, singing songs praising Ho Chi Minh.

Actors

George Lam Chi Cheung

(Shiomi Akutagawa)
Andy Lau

(To Minh)
Cora Miao

(Nguyen's Mistress)
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