Ladies Market movie review: Hong Kong drama, featuring one of Liu Kai-chi’s last performances, is diverting but unrealistic

//Ladies Market movie review: Hong Kong drama, featuring one of Liu Kai-chi’s last performances, is diverting but unrealistic

Ladies Market movie review: Hong Kong drama, featuring one of Liu Kai-chi’s last performances, is diverting but unrealistic

2.5/5 starsSet around the titular tourist attraction in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok neighbourhood, Ladies Market is a modest drama about several grass roots characters looking for that elusive sense of connection their respective family has failed to provide.The film plays more like an urban fable narrated from a child’s perspective than the gritty thriller that its subject matter, occasional use of adult language, and copious chase scenes otherwise hint at.The protagonist is the young boy Tung …

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