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A Very Short Life


"A Very Short Life" is a 2009 Hong Kong drama film written, produced and directed by Dennis Law. It is Law's fifth feature film as a writer and director. Centered on child abuse and child molestation, the film stars Maggie Shiu as a Hong Kong police commissioner who investigates the murder of an 11-year-old girl at the hands of her abusive mother. The film was awarded a Category III rating in Hong Kong for its subject matter and was released in Hong Kong on 19 March 2008.

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Google previewDiamond Gem English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

having a very short life; short-lived, fleeting, ephemeron n. ephemeral thing, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

The nutrient was bioavailable and metabolically efficacious, but the fortified product had a very short life span in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

These ponds also can have populations of fairy shrimp, a small invertebrate adapted for desert life and having a very short life cycle. In any given pond some tadpoles become carnivorous in response to the density of fairy shrimp.

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