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From Ashes to Ashes (2000)

Yan fei yan mie (original title)
A dad and a mom, who both devote themselves into working, they take smoking as the only way to release the emotional pressure. Their kid gets surrounded by second hand smoke everyday, and eventually gets cancer.

Director:

Leslie Cheung

Writer:

Leslie Cheung (story & screenplay)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Leslie Cheung ... Lawrence
Anita Mui ... Gladys
Karen Mok ... Karen
Edison Chen
Leehom Wang ... Dave
Joey Yung ... May
Chi Chi Chi Chi ... Chi Chi (as Qi Qi)
Vincent Kok ... Preist
Gigi Leung ... Doctor
Teresa Mo ... Doctor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sammul Chan
Stephanie Che
Kwok-Fung Chow Kwok-Fung Chow
Chi-Ho Hui Chi-Ho Hui
Deannie Ip ... (as Deannie Yip)
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A non-profit film to ask people give up smoking. Directed by Leslie Cheung, as the birthday gift of 40 to himself. A dad (Leslie Cheung) and a mom (Anita Mui), who are both devoting themselves into working and under great pressure, take smoking as the only way to release the emotional pressure. Their young kid, who is surrounded by smoking smell, get his disease much quicklier because of... Written by Lyra

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

2000 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

From Ashes to Ashes See more »

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Leslie Cheung's gift to himself for his 40th birthday. See more »

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