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Song of the Exile is a Hongkongais film of genre Drama directed by Ann Hui released in USA on 15 march 1991 with Maggie Cheung

Song of the Exile (1990)

客途秋恨, Kè tú qiū hèn

Song of the Exile
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Released in USA 15 march 1991
Length 1h40
Directed by
OriginHong kong
Genres Drama,    Action
Rating73% 3.6819853.6819853.6819853.6819853.681985

Song of the Exile (客途秋恨, translit. Ke tu qiu hen) is a 1990 Hong Kong-Taiwanese film, a semi-fictionalised autobiography directed by Ann Hui. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Taiwan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 63rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.


In 1973, 26-year-old Cheung Hueyin is abroad in London studying media. Upon her graduation, she learns that she, unlike her Caucasian roommates, has been rejected the chance for a job interview by the BBC. Receiving a letter from her mother, she returns to Hong Kong to attend her younger sister's wedding. The relationship between Hueyin and mother Aiko, who is Japanese, has been strained since childhood, partly a result of Aiko's nationality and the cultural problems she encountered living in Hong Kong. From many flashbacks, we see it was Hueyin's paternal grandparents who did much of the early child-rearing, however, they would often overstep boundaries, resulting in family dysfunction.


Maggie Cheung

(Cheung Hueyin)
Tien Feng

(Hueyin's Grandfather)
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