Movie review: Anita is a deeply nostalgic biopic of late Hong Kong legend

A still from the movie Anita starring Louise Wong (right) as Anita Mui and Louis Koo as Mui's costume designer Eddie Lau.
A still from the movie Anita starring Louise Wong (right) as Anita Mui and Louis Koo as Mui's costume designer Eddie Lau.PHOTO: SONY PICTURES
Model-actress Louise Wong as Anita Mui in the biopic Anita.
Model-actress Louise Wong as Anita Mui in the biopic Anita.PHOTO: SONY PICTURES

137 minutes/Opens on Nov 25
3 stars

The story: Model-actress Louise Wong makes her acting debut in this biopic that looks at how Mui Yim Fong became Cantopop legend Anita Mui. It follows her rise to fame, her romances, her philanthropy and her battle with cervical cancer. Mui died in 2003 at the age of 40.

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