Three of this week’s new releases in Hong Kong cinemas focus on the strained relationships between elderly or disabled patients and their hired help. In Oliver Chan Siu-kuen’s debut Still Human, Anthony Wong Chau-sang plays a curmudgeonly divorcee, confined to a wheelchair, whose family hires Crisel Consunji’s Filipino helper to tend to his daily needs. Despite a language barrier, the relationship proves mutually beneficial.
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