Johnnie To borrows from the conventions of theatre, especially in his set design, to craft a satirical corporate musical. In Johnnie To’s new corporate musical, Office, Sylvia Chang (who wrote the screenplay) plays a no-nonsense top-level business executive, CEO Miss Chang. Dressed in blazers with sharp lines and sometimes pointy shoulders, or a bold, black […]
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