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Conference Paper: Law and humour in Johnnie To's justice, my foot!

TitleLaw and humour in Johnnie To's justice, my foot!
Authors
Issue Date2009
PublisherCardozo School of Law. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.cardozolawreview.com/
Citation
The 2009 Symposium In Flagrante Depicto: Film in/on Trial, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY., 7-8 May 2009. In Cardozo Law Review, 2009, v. 31 n. 4, p. 1313-1328 How to Cite?
AbstractINTRODUCTION: In Johnnie To’s film Justice, My Foot!, a Chinese woman named Yeung Sau-Chun finds herself framed for the murder of her husband. The real culprits are Yeung’s husband’s brother and his wife, the Yiu-Tin couple, whose motive for the murder is to monopolize the family fortune. In order to save herself and her unborn child, Yeung flees from her native province, only to find herself abandoned and penniless in the countryside. By a stroke of good fortune, however, she meets the kindhearted wife of the famous litigation master Sung Sai-Kit. Taking pity on the helpless, pregnant woman, Madam Sung takes Yeung back to the Sung residence. She further persuades her husband to defend Yeung against the true murderers in court so that she can clear her name …
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/140821
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dc.contributor.authorWan, Men_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-23T06:19:50Z-
dc.date.available2011-09-23T06:19:50Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 2009 Symposium In Flagrante Depicto: Film in/on Trial, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY., 7-8 May 2009. In Cardozo Law Review, 2009, v. 31 n. 4, p. 1313-1328en_US
dc.identifier.issn0270-5192-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/140821-
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: In Johnnie To’s film Justice, My Foot!, a Chinese woman named Yeung Sau-Chun finds herself framed for the murder of her husband. The real culprits are Yeung’s husband’s brother and his wife, the Yiu-Tin couple, whose motive for the murder is to monopolize the family fortune. In order to save herself and her unborn child, Yeung flees from her native province, only to find herself abandoned and penniless in the countryside. By a stroke of good fortune, however, she meets the kindhearted wife of the famous litigation master Sung Sai-Kit. Taking pity on the helpless, pregnant woman, Madam Sung takes Yeung back to the Sung residence. She further persuades her husband to defend Yeung against the true murderers in court so that she can clear her name …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherCardozo School of Law. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.cardozolawreview.com/-
dc.relation.ispartofCardozo Law Review-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleLaw and humour in Johnnie To's justice, my foot!en_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailWan, M: mwan@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityWan, M=rp01272en_US
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dc.identifier.volume31-
dc.identifier.issue4-
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dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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