Secret agent

Heather Graham had many sexist things said to her and she used them as fodder for her new film, Half Magic, which she writes for, directs and also stars in. Gong Li (right) stars as a stage actress gathering secret information for the Allied Powers i
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Heather Graham had many sexist things said to her and she used them as fodder for her new film, Half Magic, which she writes for, directs and also stars in.

Gong Li (right) stars as a stage actress gathering secret information for the Allied Powers in 1940s Shanghai in her latest movie, Saturday Fiction, directed by Lou Ye (centre).

The cast, including Mark Chao (left) and Joe Odagiri, appeared in costume at a press presentation in Shanghai last Saturday. Gong, 53, with her bangs falling across her forehead, did not look her age, said NetEase

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2018, with the headline 'Secret agent'. Print Edition | Subscribe