One Way Street on a Turntable
This film is about how people understand Hong Kong and Hong Kongers, thus also about how we understand ourselves, as Hong Kongers. Tracing personal histories from spatial memories is the essence of this film. The juxtaposition of two stories on “first home” – director’s story (as a local born Hong Konger) in Kwun Tong and the actress’ story (a new immigrant from China to Hong Kong in the 80’s) in Mei Foo Sun Chuen, may re-inscribe Hong Kong history and Hong Kongers’ changing identities in a more interesting way than what the grand narrative history offers, be it the British colonial government, or the seemingly self-governed Hong Kong government under People’s Republic of China
And identities… have been tarrying between moving and rootedness…
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