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Merry-Go-Round (2010)

Dong feng po (original title)
Four protagonists, two generations and two continents are interwoven in Merry-Go-Round, a grand yet intimate narrative about leaving and returning. It starts in San Francisco, where Eva ... See full summary »

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Clement Sze-Kit Cheng (screenplay), Yan Yan Mak (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Teddy Robin Kwan ... Uncle Hill
Nora Miao ... Eva
Lawrence Chou Lawrence Chou ... Allen
Ella Koon ... Merry / Young Eva
Denise Ho ... Yanny (as HOCC)
Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung ... Uncle Radix
Susan Yam-Yam Shaw ... Nancy
Wilfred Lau Wilfred Lau ... Leslie
Yulai Lu ... Young Uncle Hill
Kwai Sam Chui Kwai Sam Chui ... Uncle Elephas
Jeff Lam Jeff Lam ... Toby
Jayson Li ... Shop Assistant in San Francisco Fook Yuen / Kahlil
Siu Kwan Lui Siu Kwan Lui ... Uncle Polyporus
Suet-sum Tse ... Radio Host (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carman Cheng Carman Cheng ... Backpacker
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Storyline

Four protagonists, two generations and two continents are interwoven in Merry-Go-Round, a grand yet intimate narrative about leaving and returning. It starts in San Francisco, where Eva works as a traditional Chinese doctor, and young, roaming Merry hears that she has leukemia. Both return to Hong Kong: Merry looks up Allen, with whom she had previously corresponded, and gets a job in the Tung-Wah guardhouse for coffins run by the grumpy Hill. Eva tries to prevent the same Allen, her cousin, from selling the family business. In the meantime, the older woman thinks back to an affair she had in the 1930s. Written by International Film Festival Rotterdam

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

11 November 2010 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Dong fung po See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,236
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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This movie celebrates the 140th anniversary of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals in Hong Kong. See more »

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