|Writers||Wayne Wang, Jean-Claude Carrière, Larry Gross and Paul Theroux|
|Director of Photography:||Vilko Filac|
|Production Designer:||Chris Wong|
|Producers:||Jean-Louis Piel, Lydia Dean Pilcher and Wayne Wang|
|Trimark Pictures; R; 109 minutes|
|Cast:||Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui and Rubén Blades|
Wang's film about Hong Kong's 1997 reversion to Chinese rule stars Irons as John, a foreign journalist who is documenting the city's transition. As he meanders through the city, he bemoans his ailing health, the woman that left him (Gong) and the demise of civilization. Rich filmmaking but a surprisingly weak story.
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