Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995) DVD9
The film tells the story of a strange friendship between an adult, already on the return of his path of life, and a 10 years old Chinese girl who just begins her path. Nikos is the radio operator of a merchant ship and has just arrived in Hong-Kong, where his ship get's stranded. Tired of life and Nikos is choking his soul in self-pity and by daily use of opium.
Li leads a life opposite to his: full of acceptance, hope, and care, but without much perspective bringing her life to stable grounds, and with much hardship. She has to take care of her baby brother, and her grandparents. Without many words understanding and a friendship grows between them, their meeting seems to become a touch of a higher being itself as only ones of twice in a life sometimes can be given to you by fate: the touch of a golden dragon.

DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 01:27:19 | 6.31 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Francais
Subtitles: Francais, Nederlands
Genre: Drama

Director: Marion Hansel
Cast: Stephen Rea, Ling Chu, Adrian Brine, Mischa Aznavour, Jane Birkin
Country: Belgium, France, UK

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