Drifting movie review: homeless in the spotlight in one of 2021’s best Hong Kong films

//Drifting movie review: homeless in the spotlight in one of 2021’s best Hong Kong films

Drifting movie review: homeless in the spotlight in one of 2021’s best Hong Kong films

4/5 starsThe everyday life of an often neglected community of homeless people in Sham Shui Po – Hong Kong’s poorest district – is portrayed with quiet compassion, dry humour and a great ear for authentic dialogue in Drifting, a minor masterpiece among the recent wave of local films about poverty, ageing, gentrification, and social injustice.In an ensemble cast who play a range of wonderfully sketched characters, many of them deserving of a fuller account of their backstories, Francis Ng Chun-yu…

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