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Nowhere Man

March 7 Nowhere Man (1991), Japan, in Japanese with English Subtitles. 107 minutes. A manga artist decides to leave his job and life behind and move away. He takes his family with him and tries to sell “art rocks” he … Continue reading

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Enter the Fat Dragon

February 7 Enter the Fat Dragon (1978), Hong Kong, in Cantonese and Mandarin with English Subtitles. 100 minutes. This kung-fu comedy stars Sammo Hung as swine herder who is obsessed with Bruce Lee and tries his best to mimic his … Continue reading

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Disco Bumpkins

December 13 Disco Bumpkins (1980), Hong Kong, in Cantonese with English Subtitles. 90 minutes. This Shaw Brother’s film is a comedy about the crazy adventures of a group of friends trying to get girls and make easy money despite their … Continue reading

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Happy Ding Dong

November 8 Happy Ding Dong(1986), Hong Kong, in Cantonese with English subtitles. 94 minutes. This week is another comedy directed by Michael Hui of the Hui brothers. “Happy Ding Dong” is essentially a Hong Kong remake of the American film … Continue reading

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North Korean Guys

September 20 North Korean Guys (2003), South Korea, in Korean with English subtitles. 97 minutes. In this South Korean comedy, two men from the North Korean Navy fall asleep on a fishing trip and find themselves in South Korea. Their … Continue reading

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Golden Chicken

September 6 Golden Chicken (2002), Hong Kong, in Cantonese with English subtitles. 106 minutes.      A long-time prostitute and a thief get locked in together and with nothing else to do, the prostitute tells the story of her life … Continue reading

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