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However, the most extreme example of blurring of national, linguistic, and gender boundaries occurs in the nightclub sequence. While Benny, Mabel, and an accomplice break into Rubie’s apartment and clinic to search for the heroin, Mo-yung, Rubie, and her American friend Sam (David Magee) visit a Manhattan nightclub to see Rubie’s Mandarin-speaking Chinese friend Michael (Philip Meng), who engages in a performance dressed as a female in traditional Beijing opera costume. While Michael sings in a high-pitched female voice surrounded by red mist, an Oriental female picks up Joey who is stalking Rubie.
Finally, Rubie’s letters launch a public critique that demands a response from their addressee, adding a dialogic dimension to her critique. Having a voice in Hong Kong does not necessarily lead to the development of subjectivity or political identity. As Trini, one of Rubie’s artist friends, aptly puts it, “My conclusion is we’re not British subjects. ” In this scene, Trini has just finished rehearsing her dance drama, “Nuclear Goddess,” a satirical play on China’s Daya Bay nuclear power plants.
The romantic-emigration ideology infecting Mo-yung will eventually lead to death. Later, Chan uses a Steadicam to represent Benny’s point-ofview when he enters Rubie’s Manhattan Asian clinic in search of Mo-yung. As this device represents the familiar “stalker” perspective from Halloween (1977), viewers will naturally associate this with Joey who has already been stalking Rubie in several scenes throughout the film. However, the next shot shows Benny in the frame trying to get information from Rubie.