[Field Report] Vampire Cleanup Department, Dump station in Wan Chai

Selected Film: Vampire Cleanup Department (2017) by Anthony Yan Site: Tai Wo Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong         This film tells a story about imaginary zombie events happens in urban city. The scene was set in Hong Kong in 21st century in Wan Chai, when zombie activities were secretly monitored and controlled by a group of special operation organization. This group of people disguised themselves as cleaners in the city. In this story, the male lead is a new member to join the team, and later he fell in love with a female zombie. This kind of

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[Field Report] Shaolin Temple

The first movie that came across to my mind that is set in where I live, is a very old movie made in 1982, 《Shaolin Temple》, directed by Zhang Xinyan. The most iconic place throughout the movie got to be the temple itself. This temple is located in Ruzhou, Henan Province, which is a thousand-year-old ancient temple – Fengxue Temple, which is only one mountain away from Shaolin Temple. Speaking of Fengxue Temple, it may be unfamiliar to a lot of people, most people heard of the temple through the movie 《Shaolin Temple》. Fengxue Temple is one of the filming

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[FIELDWORK] A Moment of Romance, St. Margaret’s Church

A Moment of Romance, DIR. Benny Chan(1970) A Moment of Romance (天若有情) is a Hong Kong action romance film. This film was directed by Benny Chan and starred Andy Lau, Jacklyn Wu, and Ng Man-tat. It told a romantic story that an underworld rag and a rich heiress fell in love with each other, just like a Hong Kong version of “Romeo and Juliet” Wah Dee (Andy Lau), a young triad gangster, hijacked a girl named Jo Jo (Jacklyn Wu) in a jewelry store robbery. After this accident, they then experienced a range of incidents. Eventually, they were in love

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[FIELDWORK]IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, Central Street, Hong Kong

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, DIR.Wong Kar Wai (2000) Central Street, Hong Kong; Angkor Wat, Cambodia Wong Kar Wai’s 2000 film “In the mood for love” is a love-themed film about two couples who become neighbors. The story is about two couples who become neighbors after their respective lovers cheat on them, making them meet and eventually produce a missed, unattainable love. The film was shot and edited in a collage of corridors, streets, corners and other fragmented spaces in Central and Sheung Wan in Hong Kong and Bangkok in Southeast Asia. As a result, the film is not very

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The film I wanted to talk about is a Chinese movie called Hi, Mom, directed by a director in Mainland China named Jia Ling. This movie is based on the sketch of the same name in 2016 and Jia Ling’s personal experience, the film tells the story of Jia Xiaoling, a girl who has just been admitted to college, who experienced a big rise and fall behind in her life, and then accidentally crossed back to the year 1981 and met her mother, who worked in a chemical plant 20 years ago. This film shows us the social life in this

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[FIELDWORK]Young and Dangerous, Wan Chai

Young and Dangerous, DIR. Andrew Lau(1996)   The plot of the story is that Andy Chan was rescued by Bee when he was bullied by Kwan as a child, and then Andy Chan followed Bee. Ten years later, Andy Chan became Bee’s right-hand man. Andy Chan had a deeper feud with Kwan, and then was calculated by Kwan to cause the death of a friend and broke up with a friend who later went to Taiwan. Andy Chan was then scalded in accordance with Hong Hing(洪興社)’s rules and then kicked out of Hong Hing(洪興社) to run a bar in Saigon

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ROUGE, DIR. STANLEY KWAN (1988)            Yi Hung Brothel, Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong Stanley Kwan’s ‘Rouge’ (1988) is set in 1930s Shek Tong Tsui, a prevalent red light district at the time. The Yi Hung brothel is the centerpiece. 1 It follows the unrequited love story of a sex worker, Fleur, and a wealthy master, Chan Cheung-Pang. Chan’s family does not approve of their relationship so they commit suicide together to be reunited in the afterlife. However, when Fleur does not meet Chan in the afterlife, she returns to a modern 1987 Shek Tong Tsui



A Moment of Romance, Chen Musheng (1990) St. Margaret‘s Church,Hong Kong Island,Hong Kong The film is about a love story between a young gangster and a rich young lady, Jojo. Two people get to know each other accidentally because of a robbery and kidnapping case, two people gradually fall in love with each other later, but Hua Tsai has his friendship fetters in the underworld, jojo also has a better life that belongs to him. The two eloped on the night of their departure, confirming their love for each other, but unfortunately Howie chose to avenge his death, leaving Jojo



[FIELDWORK] GODZILLA VS. KONG (2021, Adan Wingard), VICTORIA HARBOUR/HONG KONG ISLAND/TSIM SHA TSUI Guo Jingyang, 3035853975 This field report will be focusing on the film Godzilla Vs. Kong. This is a 2021 American film directed by Adam Wingard. The film is briefly about the two protagonists of this film; Godzilla and King Kong. The two forces are fighting each other in this film due to conflicts that dates back to their ancestors, as well as to see who is the true Alpha hero. In one of the fight scenes, the two protagonists were fighting in Hong Kong Victoria Harbour, Hong


[FIELDWORK] Veteran, The City in Movie

  The movie Veteran deals with the police catching rich people who commit corruption and evil. In this movie, various architectural elements were used to maximize these contents and to help the audience sympathize more.  These architectural elements also have the same effect as how we normally see and feel buildings. This element that appeared in the movie is the city as the background. At the beginning of the play, the rich describe their lives. At the same time, it illuminates the surroundings of the building they live in, which is a city consisting of various high-rise buildings and shopping

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