Posted by webmaster on March 02, 1998 at 03:07:21:
In Reply to: Discussion: Implications of the Opium War: Art/Filmmaking posted by webmaster on March 02, 1998 at 03:05:27:
Does the lack of "victory" in the film itself (a very sad ending) detract from its appeal as a movie (i.e., no hero/heroes win, make us feel good, etc.)? Did the film's screening during the July 1, 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China enhance the film's appeal? If so, how? Why?
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