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Movie review: Aberdeen is a fun ride on little tales

Able cast bring individual stories into a cohesive whole in Aberdeen

Published on May 21, 2014 12:00 PM
Gigi Leung and Louis Koo (both above) as a married couple in Aberdeen. -- PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

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96 minutes/Opens tomorrow/***

The story: Ching (Miriam Yeung) is a tour guide whose doctor husband Cheung (Eric Tsang) is having a fling with a nurse. She is haunted by a strained relationship with her dead mother. To (Louis Koo) is a star tutor married to a beautiful actress, Ceci (Gigi Leung). A strong believer that the beautiful will inherit the earth, he is worried about the prospects of their plain-looking little girl, Chloe. Dong (Ng Man Tat) is a Taoist priest who performs funerary rites. What seems like separate stories is revealed to be the portrait of one single family and of Hong Kong in miniature.

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