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A young lawyer has to execute the will of a Chinese man found dead in a phone box in a witty comic thriller - the first British-Chinese feature film.
Comedy 1986 100 mins
Director: Leong Po-Chih
This delightful culture-clash comedy thriller about family ties and cultural identity in London's Chinatown was the first truly Chinese-British feature film. Lawyer Elaine Choi has to execute the will of Sam Wong, a Chinese businessman who has died in mysterious circumstances. Each member of Wong's family has much to gain, but the will sets out a number of conditions they must meet first...
This stylish, inventive and witty film marked a return home for British-born but Hong Kong-based filmmaker Po Chih Leong.
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