PROGRAM

International Invitation

  • Made in Hong Kong
    Fruit Chan | 1997 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 108min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    Moon is a small-time thug who dropped out of school ("I wasn't any good at studying, but the system's no better than I am") and lives in the pay of a local mobster. Doomed yet naively in search of a way out, he spends his pointless, violent life with Sylvester, his mentally retarded friend, and one day he falls in love with Ping, a girl with a terminal illness. And that's all it takes to trigger t..
  • Love Will Tear Us Apart
    Yu Lik-wai | 1999 | Fiction | Color | 35mm | 114min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    Ah Ying is a "Miss Big North" from Wunan in Mainland China. She braved her way to Hong Kong with a short-term tourist visa. Here in Hong Kong, she does not exist. In her eyes, this city does not exist neither... During this initiatory journey to the Dollar-City, she met other three immigrants from mainland China : Quin works as a lift operator in a big Chinese restaurant. She used to work as a soc..
  • Glass Tears
    Carol Lai | 2001 | Fiction | Color | 35mm | 94min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    She's 16, and she just found her best friend in life, he's 60. A retired policeman from Mainland China, Wu comes to the busy Hong Kong island to search for his missing granddaughter, Ah Cho. For the purpose of this search, Wu encounters P, a street-kid who claims she is Ah Cho's debtor. P initially rebuffs Wu just like any 16 year-old would rebel against the older generation. Unfortunately, there ..
  • Butterfly
    Yan Yan Mak | 2004 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 124min (KN)
    Synopsis
    Flavia, a Honk Kong thirty-year-old teacher, is married with a son. She has to choose between her family and new love. The choice is traumatic for her, since it brings back a part of herself which belongs to an apparently buried past. As a matter of fact, Flavia falls in love with a young woman she casually meets in a supermarket. She totally urrenders to her and experiences the same intensity of..
  • True Women For Sale
    Herman Yau | 2008 | Fiction | Color | 35mm | 90min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    With a Chinese title that translates to “I don’t sell my body, I sell my uterus,” Herman Yau’s latest work courts as much attention and discussion as his acclaimed 2007 prostitute drama WHISPERS AND MOANS. A story that belongs uniquely to Hong Kong, the film frankly and sensitively portrays the lives of two women who chose to sell themselves - a drug-addicted madam who works the streets and a ..
  • Big Blue Lake
    Jessey Tsang Tsui-shan | 2011 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 90min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    Set in a realistic world, <Big Blue Lake> is a story of love, family, and the changes that transpire in people and places. Cheung Lai Yee leaved her origin, Ho Chung Village, in order to purchase success in the theatre world. A few years later, she had been through failures and she returned to her root to give herself a break. But she found everything there had changed. Cheung’s routine day..
  • The Way of Paddy
    Chan Ho Lun Fredie | 2013 | Documentary | Color | DCP | 127min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    Sangwoodgoon, founded in the Anti-High Speed Rail Movement and Tsoi Yuen Village Movement in 2009, attracted a group of intellectuals to join the farmers to work the land. The film records their attempt to grow rice, and the director's learning in farming. Questions for his companion are raised at the same time: How is the life as a farmer in Hong Kong when there is shortage of land and labour?
  • Ten Years
    Kwok Zune, Wong Fei-pang, Jevons Au, Chow Kwun-wai, Ng Ka-leung | 2015 | Fiction | Color+B/W | DCP | 104min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    The film comprises five short stories set in the year 2025, which is about Hong Kong dystopian speculative fiction anthology film. It offers a vision of the semi-autonomous territory in the year 2025, with human rights and freedoms gradually diminishing as the mainland Chinese government exert increasing influence there.
  • Somewhere Beyond the Mist
    Cheung King-wai | 2017 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 88min
    Synopsis
    Inspired by a true parenticide crime, “Somewhere Beyond the Mist” tells a story about a teenage killer, Connie, and a policewoman, Angela. While the latter is just pregnant, the former was born with an incurable heart septal defect. Also, Connie, due to her sickness, traps his classmate, Eric, who is a gay, to commit the murder together. The case is not only cruel and heartless but also, in fact..
  • My Prince Edward
    Norris Wong Yee-lam | 2019 | Fiction | Color | DCP | 91min (KN,E)
    Synopsis
    My Prince Edward is set in Prince Edward district’s Golden Plaza, a shopping mall in Hong Kong best known for bridal shops and cheap wedding supplies. Fong (Stephy Tang) is a clerk at one such bridal shop. She has been with Edward (Chu Pak Hong), the owner of a wedding photography shop in the same mall, for seven years. Everyone sees Edward as Fong’s Prince Charming, destined to head to the alta..

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