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Film Review: Love Unto Waste (1986) by Stanley Kwan

Film Review: Love Unto Waste (1986) by Stanley Kwan

After impressing Hong Kong cinephiles with his debut, Stanley Kwan continued to explore the mentality of women through their interactions with men, an effort which led him to the international scene, as “Love Unto Waste” premiered at Locarno, before netting awards for Best Supporting Actress (Elaine Jin) and Best Screenplay from Hong Kong Film Awards.

Billie, a model who always wears sunglasses and asks to borrow money from men, and her two friends, Jade Screen Lau, an actress, and Jane Chiu, a singer, have come to Hong Kong from Taiwan, in order to become famous. One night at a karaoke bar, they meet Tony Cheung, the playboy son of a rice wholesaler, who is accompanied by Miss Chung, a girl who works at his company and seems to have a thing for him. Despite the fact that the meeting is rather eventful, with Tony getting drunk and

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