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Sea Root (1995)

96 min | Drama

In Hong Kong, the serious, unsmiling Root runs his crippled mother's fishing boat with his uncle and cousin. He writes love letters daily to Yan, his friend since childhood who now lives in Canada. To help with the work, Root and his ...See moreIn Hong Kong, the serious, unsmiling Root runs his crippled mother's fishing boat with his uncle and cousin. He writes love letters daily to Yan, his friend since childhood who now lives in Canada. To help with the work, Root and his cousin go to the mainland and buy Lotus, an energetic pop-culture-loving young woman. She gradually draws out Root, and when his cousin assaults her for sex, Root comes to her defense, claiming that she is his woman. This surprises everyone. Root's mother, fearing to lose her son's devotion, informs the immigration authorities about Lotus, and she's sent back to the mainland. This prompts revelations and new resolve from Root. Written by See less
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Updated Dec 23, 1995

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Dec 23, 1995 (Hong Kong)

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18 cast members
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Ching Wan Lau
Sea Root Sea Root   See fewer
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Alice Lau
Lotus Lotus   See fewer
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Wai-Man Au
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Fu-Sheng Chen
Actor (as Fook-Sang Chan) Actor (as Fook-Sang Chan)   See fewer
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Suet-Ling Cheung
(Guest star) (Guest star)   See fewer
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Perry Chiu
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Sin-Ting Cho
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Man-Yee Ho
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Milk Hoh
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Jessy Lam
Actor (as Chak-Chi Lam) Actor (as Chak-Chi Lam)   See fewer
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Fung Lee
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Ngo Lee
(Guest star) (as Kwok-Cheung Lee) (Guest star) (as Kwok-Cheung Lee)   See fewer
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Tat-Wah Lok
Actor (as Tat-Wah Lo) Actor (as Tat-Wah Lo)   See fewer
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Man-Wah Luk
Actor (as Ben Luk) Actor (as Ben Luk)   See fewer
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Fung Woo
Father Fok (Guest star) Father Fok (Guest star)   See fewer
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Chun Yip
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6.4 / 10 | 15 votes