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245 00 Fu cheng:|bFloating city|h[Hoopla electronic resource] /
       |cDong fang dian ying chu pin you xian gong si chu pin zhi
       zuo ; bian ju Yan Hao, Pang Xiangyi ; dao yan Yan Hao. 
246 1  |6880-02|iChinese title also known as:|aFu cheng da heng 
246 31 Floating city 
260    [United States] :|bWell Go USA :|bMade available through 
300    1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 105 min.)) :|bsd., 
506    Digital content provided by hoopla. 
508    Directed by Yim Ho. 
511 1  |6880-04|aGuo Fucheng, Yang Caini, Bao Qijing, He Chaoyi, 
       Liu Xinyou. 
520    In the early 1990s, Bo Wah Chuen (Aaron Kwok) attracts 
       great attention as a business executive in the Imperial 
       East India Company of Hong Kong, his prominence 
       overshadowing even that of his British superiors. However,
       twenty years ago, when he takes the company's entry test, 
       all he has to show for himself is the plea, "I could read 
       and write". His rise to prominence has as much to do with 
       British's imminent return of Hong Kong to China, as it has
       to do with his considerable ability. To the astonishment 
       of many, Bo Wah Chuen looks nothing like a Chinese. As a 
       child, he has to endure much jeering as he looks nothing 
       like his six siblings. People are amazed at the sight of a
       Caucasian looking fisherman in colonial Hong Kong. Though 
       he is desperate to discover the origin of his peculiar 
       features, every time he asks his parents, all he could get
       out of them is a good beating.Chuen's father dies in a 
       fishing accident. His mother (Josie Ho/Nina Paw) incurs 
       his father's debts, forcing her to send her older children
       off to an orphanage, and the younger ones to various 
       foster homes, in order to lessen the financial burden. 
       Meanwhile, thanks to his friend Lau Chiu Lik (Joe Leung), 
       Chuen is initiated into the Imperial East India Company. 
       Starting out as a lowly office assistant, Chuen gradually 
       climbs up the company's hierarchy, while attending night 
       school on the side. During this crucial period, he is 
       befriended by Fion (Annie Liu), a westernized, upper-class
       lady who provides Chuen with much needed advice on his 
       conduct in the parochial world of a colonial trading 
       company. In the meantime, however, his wife Tai (Charlie 
       Yeung), similarly from a fishing background, feels 
       increasingly isolated from this new reality.With Chuen's 
       help, his mother turns herself from an illiterate wife of 
       a fisherman to the first woman in Hong Kong to acquire a 
       boating license. The family is finally united. On the eve 
       of Hong Kong's handover to China, as the British flag is 
       lowered down in the stormy weather, Chuen discovers the 
       secret of his origin. 
521 8  Not rated. 
538    Mode of access: World Wide Web. 
650  0 Mothers and sons|vDrama. 
650  0 Success in business|vDrama. 
650  1 Chinese language materials 
655  7 Chinese language materials.|2local 
700 1  |6880-05|aLiu, Xinyou,|eactor. 
700 1  |6880-06|aHe, Chaoyi,|eactor. 
700 1  |6880-07|aBao, Qijing,|eactor. 
700 1  |6880-08|aYang, Caini,|d1974-|eactor. 
700 1  |6880-09|aGuo, Fucheng,|d1965-|eactor. 
700 1  |6880-10|aYan, Hao,|d1952-|edirector. 
710 2  hoopla digital. 
856 40 |u|zInstantly 
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856 42 |zCover image|u