No 7 Cherry Lane movie review: Yonfan’s sexually charged animation, set in 1967 Hong Kong, is anything but provocatively political

//No 7 Cherry Lane movie review: Yonfan’s sexually charged animation, set in 1967 Hong Kong, is anything but provocatively political

No 7 Cherry Lane movie review: Yonfan’s sexually charged animation, set in 1967 Hong Kong, is anything but provocatively political

3/5 starsFor an art-house auteur in his 70s to come out of semi-retirement and make his first animated film, and for him to set his story precisely in 1967 Hong Kong against a backdrop of violent demonstrations against British colonial rule, Yonfan’s latest effort might seem at first like a passion project with important messages to convey.His first film since 2009’s Prince of Tears , No 7 Cherry Lane even won the best screenplay award at the Venice festival in September 2019 while Hong Kong…

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