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|Directed by||Clara Law|
|Produced by||Bridget Ikin|
|Written by||Eddie Ling-Ching Fong
|Starring||Annette Shun Wah
|Music by||Davood A. Tabrizi|
|Edited by||Suresh Ayyar|
|Distributed by||Footprint Films|
|Language||English, German, Cantonese|
Floating Life is a 1996 Australian drama film directed by Clara Law about a Hong Kong family who move to Australia. The film was selected as the Australian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 69th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
- Annette Shun Wah as Yen Chan
- Annie Yip as Bing Chan
- Anthony Wong as Gar Ming
- Edwin Pang as Mr. Chan
- Cecilia Fong Sing Lee as Mrs. Chan
- Toby Wong as Yue
- Toby Chan as Chau
- Julian Pulvermacher as Michael, Yen's husband
- Bruce Poon as Cheung, Bing's husband
- Celia Ireland
- 1996: Locarno International Film Festival Silver Leopard (Clara Law)
- 1996: Golden Horse Film Festival Golden Horse Award (Best Original Score: Davood A. Tabrizi)
- 1996: Gijón International Film Festival Best Director (Clara Law)
- 1996: Gijón International Film Festival Grand Prix Asturias (Best Feature: Clara Law)
- 1997: Créteil International Women's Film Festival Grand Prix (Clara Law)
Floating Life grossed $141,398 at the box office in Australia.
- Cinema of Australia
- List of submissions to the 69th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Australian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- "39 Countries Hoping for Oscar Nominations". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 13 November 1996. Archived from the original on 9 February 1999. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- "Floating Life". Manitoba Film Classification Board. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 14 Accompaniment classification.
- "Floating Life". Kanopy. Retrieved 15 April 2010.
- Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office
- Floating Life at the Internet Movie Database
- Floating Life at AllMovie
- Floating Life at the National Film and Sound Archive
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