Chia-ju wo shih chen-te (If I Were for Real)
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Chia-ju wo shih chen-te (If I Were for Real)
Although If I Were for Real is a joint production between Taiwanese and Hong Kong teams, it was banned in the latter city because of its critical look at the privileged few in mainland China. The film is based on a play by three Shanghai writers, imprisoned in China for their views at the time the film was released. At the end of the 1970s, Li Hsiao-chang (Alan Tam) was a young man determined to go to Shanghai to see his pregnant girlfriend. He manages to bribe his way out of his commune for a 10-day leave of absence, and once in Shanghai, he is mistaken for the son of a high government… More