East Week (Hong Kong), February 9, 2005

Cool Breeze from the Mountains

(Translated from Chinese via KeanuWeb, translation edited by Anakin McFly)

Keanu Reeves, a Dragon [partly] with Chinese origins, was in Hong Kong from the 2nd to the 4th of February and showed us how to be a big movie star.

Forty-year-old Keanu is polite, elegant, friendly and contained. His down to earth attitude is so friendly - perhaps because of his part-Chinese heritage - that it let us feel more close.

Anybody like him with a tragic background - betrayed by father, sick sister, stillborn baby, girlfriend passed away - might try to overdose or give himself lots of excuses to be bad. But no, not Keanu. He keeps working hard, respecting himself and being good.

Although he is very busy, in these three days he still met his Kung Fu teacher from The Matrix, Yuen Woo Ping.

Also, he asked for a tour boat to get a view of the night scene from the Hong Kong Victoria Harbor.

When he saw an empty water bottle on the floor of the very busy press conference corridor, he picked it up and dropped it in the rubbish bin.

When he was leaving Hong Kong at the airport, he turned his head around several times, saying goodbye to Hong Kong.



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