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Flashback: Cheng Pei-pei, Josie Ho, Maggie Cheung & 2 Tony Leung (Cannes 2002)

My first real contact with the Hong Kong film industry probably started during the Cannes Film Festival in May 2002. It was my first Cannes, and that’s where I met Patty Keung (who was working back then at Celestial Pictures, the compagny who own the Shaw Brothers film library), who introduced my to my idol Cheng Pei-pei, the queen of Hong Kong swordsplay movies  (who was presenting the restored version of « Come Drink With Me« ) and her daughter Marsha Yuan.

hkcannes2002_00Offering flowers to my idol before the interview (This photo was published in a Hong Kong newspaper)

And that’s where I met for the first time as well the HKTDC/FILMART people who arranged for me an interview with Josie Ho and director Nicolas Chin who were presenting the short movie « Tai Tai » in the official competition (check ou...

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