17Jan
Roberta Levitow January 17, 2008 No Comments

The French Kiss

by Candace Chong Mui Ngam
 

After a romantic evening, Michelle, Macro’s secretary, lodges a complaint and Macro is arrested by the police and charged with sexual harassment. This incident ends Marco’s career as a pastor and ultimately costs him his faith.

 

Five years later they meet at a party…

 

Can they really forgive and forget?
 

Chong Mui Ngam graduated from the Faculty of Social Science of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Psychology and the School of Drama of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in playwriting. 

She joined Chung Ying Theatre Company as a member of Playwright Theatre Creative Team, where she wrote Alive in the Mortuary and Angel Aurora. She also wrote Love in the Red Chamber, Venezia Cafe of the Portland Street, Changing Cast, Shall We Go to Mars and translated The Village of Widows. Besides, she has been the assistant to director in including The Rivals, The Dark Tales and Ruan Lingyu and the script writer of TV documentary Hong Kong Today and Stories From Afar. 

Chong was awarded the first runner-up in Script-writing competition of 26th Hong Kong Youth Literature Award and was awarded the Outstanding Playwright from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In 2003, she received the Best Script Award at the 12th & 14th Hong Kong Drama Awards.

She has been awarded in 2004 the Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship by Asian Cultural Council to spend 12 months in the United States. 

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