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Cherry Blossoms


Hong Kong director Eddie Fong was frustrated with the final cut of this intelligent but troubled film which began life as a Shaw Brothers production in 1985 but found its way to Golden Harvest (which added nude scenes) when the original studio folded. The film deals with the life of Chinese writer Yu Ta-fu, portrayed as an adult by Chow Yun-fat in the film's opening and closing segments. Most of the film is a flashback telling the story of Yu's coming of age in Japan and the strained relations between...more