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Autumn Moon (Qiu yue) (Hong Kong, 1992)

Directed by Clara Law. Cast: Li Pui-Wai, Masatoshi Nagase, Choi Siu, Maki Kinchi. Set in contemporary Hong Kong, a young Japanese tourist is bargain-shopping and looking for food, sex, or preferably both. He meets a fifteen-year-old waif and the friendship that develops allows the young man's passion for food to be assuaged by the girl's grandmother, the wielder of a magic wok. But sex is a different matter than friendship - which is what this film is really about. 102 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Li, Dian. "Between Memory and Forgetting: Clara Law's Vision of the Transnational Self in Autumn Moon." Asian Cinema, Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p57-72, 16p
Millard, Kathryn. "An Interview with Clara Law." Senses of Cinema, vol. 13, pp. (no pagination), 2001 Apr-May Full-text of this article / review is available:
Mitchell, Tony. "Migration, Memory and Hong Kong as a 'Space of Transit' in Clara Law's Autumn Moon." Cultural Studies Review, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 139-58, 2003 May
Perks, Sarah. "Visible secrets: Hong Kong's women film-makers." Film International, 2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p48-56, 9p Full-text of this article / review is available: UCB users only
Yue, Audrey. "Migration-as-Transition: Pre-Post-1997 Hong Kong Culture in Clara Law's Autumn Moon." Intersections: Gender, History, and Culture in the Asian Context, vol. 4, pp. 34 paragraphs, 2000 Sept Full-text of this article / review is available.

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