Floating Life

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Floating Life
Video tape cover
Directed by Clara Law
Produced by Bridget Ikin
Written by Eddie Ling-Ching Fong
Clara Law
Starring Annette Shun Wah
Annie Yip
Anthony Wong
Music by Davood A. Tabrizi
Cinematography Dion Beebe
Edited by Suresh Ayyar
Distributed by Footprint Films
Release date
Running time
95 minutes
Country Australia
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.[1][2]




The film was released on videocassette by Cineplex Odeon and Universal in Canada.[3] The film was released on DVD in 2006 by Kanopy for limited Australian institutional use.[4]

Box office[edit]

Floating Life grossed $141,398 at the box office in Australia.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Floating Life". Manitoba Film Classification Board. Retrieved 15 April 2010.  14 Accompaniment classification.
  4. ^ "Floating Life". Kanopy. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  5. ^ Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office

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