Leaving in Sorrow (憂憂愁愁的走了)

Leaving in Sorrow (憂憂愁愁的走了)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Auditorium (Room 101), Henry R. Luce Hall See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 6511

Leaving in Sorrow (憂憂愁愁的走了, You you chou chou de zou le)
Directed by Vincent Chui, 2001 (90 min)

Leaving in Sorrow is a gritty, realistic portrayal of Hong Kong in the aftermath of the Asian Financial Crisis. It is the first Hong Kong production filmed in the Dogme 95 style using handheld cameras, natural lighting, and real locations. The film follows a disparate group of characters including a pastor, a magazine editor, and a slacker from San Francisco who find their lives suddenly turned upside down by events beyond their control. It is a story about movement and home, centering on themes of emigration, immigration, abandoning, and recovering the places one calls home.

Images of the Cityscape in Hong Kong Cinema Series

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China, Hong Kong