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Bends
BENDS straddles the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border and tells the story of ANNA, an affluent housewife and FAI, her chauffeur, and their unexpected friendship as they each negotiate the pressures of Hong Kong life and the city's increasingly complex relationship to mainland China. Fai is struggling to find a way to bring his pregnant wife and young daughter over the Hong Kong border from Shenzhen to give birth to their second child, even though he crosses the border easily every day working as a chauffeur for Anna. Anna, in contrast, is struggling to keep up the facade of her ostentatious… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The director, who also wrote the story, doesn't nurture the dramatic life of her characters sufficiently for them to stand alone."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
"This slight, deliberate tale of strained families keeps the audience at a distance, making it a curiously uninvolving sit that rarely engages on even the most basic level."
‑ Shaun Munro, Film School Rejects
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