Fatal Visit movie review: Sammi Cheng, Charlene Choi in mystery thriller based on acclaimed Hong Kong play Murder in San Jose

//Fatal Visit movie review: Sammi Cheng, Charlene Choi in mystery thriller based on acclaimed Hong Kong play Murder in San Jose

Fatal Visit movie review: Sammi Cheng, Charlene Choi in mystery thriller based on acclaimed Hong Kong play Murder in San Jose

3/5 starsSomehow, even the best Hong Kong stage plays do not usually make for good cinema. For every high-quality adaptation that preserves the spirit of a theatre production and makes good use of the cinematic form ( 29+1 ; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change! ), there are several lamentable attempts which lose themselves in an avalanche of overacting and navel-gazing ( Shed Skin Papa , Till We Meet Again ).Candace Chong Mui-ngam is arguably the top local playwright working today, but she’s…

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