Capturing real Hong Kong people in award-winning film Still Human

Cinema still from the film Still Human starring Anthony Wong and Crisel Consunji.
Cinema still from the film Still Human starring Anthony Wong and Crisel Consunji.PHOTO: SINGAPORE CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

SINGAPORE - When writing the comedy-drama Still Human, film-maker Oliver Chan Siu Kuen had a few goals. One was to capture the complicated nature of the foreign domestic worker-employer relationship. The other was that the characters had to feel like real Hong Kong people.

The employer would be a typical Hong Konger who lives in a tiny flat, she decided.

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