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Nomad (1982)

96 min - Drama - 25 November 1982
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Nomad (Chinese: 烈火青春) is a 1982 Hong Kong film directed by Patrick Tam. Japanese assassins threaten the carefree world of four lovers in Hong Kong.

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Nomad (Chinese: 烈火青春) is a 1982 Hong Kong film directed by Patrick Tam. Japanese assassins threaten the carefree world of four lovers in Hong Kong.


Collections: Patrick Tam Kar-Ming

Genres: Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Japanese, Cantonese
Release Date:  25 November 1982

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min

Nomad (Chinese: 烈火青春) is a 1982 Hong Kong film directed by Patrick Tam. It is about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life. Nomad is considered as one of the representatives of the Hong Kong New Wave films.

Louis (Leslie Cheung) is a lovely young man from a rich family and misses his dead mother. He has a good friendship with his cousin Kathy (Pat Ha). Louis and Kathy later meet Tomato (Cecilia Yip), who becomes Louis’ girlfriend, and Pong (Kent Tong), who becomes Kathy’s boyfriend. The four live a casual life together, hang out aimlessly, and share their dreams and difficulties with one another on frequent trips to Hong Kong’s outlying islands. But Kathy’s past returns to haunt her.

She once lived in Japan, and had romance with Shinsuke Takeda (Yung Sai-Kit), a Japanese who is the member of Japanese Red Army. Shinsuke Takeda is bored of the life as a Red Army member and wants to quit the organization. This leads to a vow of revenge by the organization and Shinsuke Takeda runs to Kathy to ask for help. However, he was eventually found by the killers dispatched by the Red Army and both Kathy and Shinsuke are killed, while Louis and Tomato, who is pregnant with Louis’ kid, survive the crisis. [Wikipedia]

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