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Cherry Blossoms

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english title Cherry Blossoms
aka When Tat Fu Was Young

cast & crew

directorEddie FONG Ling-Ching
actor CHOW Yun-Fat - 周潤發
Terrence FOK Tat-Wah
KAM Hing-Yin
Eddie FONG Ling-Ching
LEE Chi-Ngai
producer CHUA Lam
scriptwriterEddie FONG Ling-Ching

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production studioGolden Harvest


In 1913, Dafu, goes from China to Japan for studies. At the time, Japan is the rising power, China is in turmoils. Dafu takes tough studies and racial discriminations in stride. But he finds his nascent manhood difficult to handles. He meets Lung-erh, his dream girl. He falls in love instantly. But she soon disappears. In Japan, Dafu sees both sides of human nature but keeps his course. Then two friends become rivals, lung-erh makes her choice known, it's Dafu. But Lung-erh's father is knifed down by Japan's secret police. Only Okada can protect her, so Dafu excuses himself form the scene, Dafu later becomes China's foremost poet and author. He is still thinking of his two friends the moment a Japanese bullet kills him 30 years later

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