Supporters of pro-democracy activists who have been charged under national security law protest in Hong Kong.  Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

For decades, Hong Kong’s movie industry has enthralled global audiences with balletic shoot-em-ups, epic martial-arts fantasies, chopsocky comedies an(...)

Four-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan to play Lady Macbeth at the Almeida theatre. Photograph: Steve Granitz/WireImage

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Actor and martial artist Bruce Lee poses for a Warner Bros publicity still for the film Enter the Dragon in 1973 in Hong Kong. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

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It was not until she was 35, in 2013, that the edgy hidden-camera prank show Connasse brought Camille Cottin  to her nation’s attention. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images

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Ivanka Trump was believed to be a voice of reason around her father. File photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

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Kerry’s own Jessie Buckley in I’m Thinking of Ending Things. Photograph: Netflix

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The Goodfellas: Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Paul Sorvino and Joe Pesci.

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Ennio Morricone: one can no more imagine The Good, the Bad and the Ugly without his score than one can imagine Swan Lake without Tchaikovsky. Photograph: Luciano Viti/Getty

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