The funkier cousin to Chungking Express, director Wong Kar Wai looks at five fallen angels who suffer love and loss amidst the crime and chaos of Hong Kong’s neon nights. Karen Mok won Best Supporting Actress in the 15th Hong Kong Film Awards for her remarkable role as a broken-hearted party girl.
Leon Lai, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Michelle Reis, Charlie Young, Karen Mok
Directed by Ann Hui, the movie is based on a true story. Ah Tao works as a maid for Roger’s family for four generations. After they emigrated, she stays only to work for Roger, but is forced to retire and move into an elderly home after she suffered a stroke. Since then, Roger becomes her caregiver as Ah Tao starts adapting to a new life.
A retired bodyguard who is suffering from early stages of dementia befriends a young girl whose life is threatened when her father falls in with the international crime world. The girl disappeared one day, and the bodyguard vows to save the life of his young friend.
Ah Kam is now a mama-san leading a team of young prostitutes to service the rich and famous, and she always aims to fulfil every client’s needs. When Ah Kam’s ex-lover, a triad boss, encounters difficulties adapting to a new Hong Kong after his release from a long imprisonment, she helps him get back on his feet to lead a normal life.
A Hong Kong police inspector, Lin Dong, had to protect an important witness in his mission thirteen years ago. This not only forced him to be separated from his daughter, but also got him involved in a conspiracy spanning more than a decade.
When three tech founders end up handing over their latest inventions to a sleazy tycoon who takes them for granted, they decide to kidnap the man’s wife, mistress, love child and his grandma for a huge ransom. Little did they expect that the heartless tycoon has hired an assassin to take them out instead of paying the ransom.
Christine Eng, Justin Cheung, Eric Kwok, Jennifer Yu
During the time when Hong Kong was under British rule, there was a dark age when corruption and bribery were the order of the day. But in the darkness comes brave individuals who are determined to end corruption with the founding of Hong Kong's anti-corruption bureau in this star-studded crime drama that features Tony Leung Ka Fai, Anthony Wong, Eason Chan and Alex Fong.
Eason Chen, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Anthony Wong, Alex Fong, Bowie Lam, Pao Qi Qing, Natalie Meng Yao, Kate Tsui
The “passion choir pilot program” trains students from three underperforming schools’ choir to participate in an inter-school choral competition. While it seems impossible, a renowned conductor, Yim Tsz Long, unexpectedly agrees to lead the choir. Will the “passion choir” and Maestro Yim complete this impossible mission and win the competition?
Andy Lau, Lowell Lo, Mark Lui, Hugo Ng, Rachel Lee
Thousands of years ago, Green Snake gained enlightenment under the guidance of Dao Qing and gradually falls for him. However, her devotion to Dao Qing caused him to reincarnate and go through the pains of death. Since then, she sets out to search for the many reincarnations of Dao Qing over hundreds of years to help him reverse the situation…
This is a comeback story about the misadventures of a group of gigolos, led by Future, trying to make their mark in Hong Kong. As with any profession, they have their share of setbacks, but their ability to find laughter within the tears reflects the drive, passion and the indomitable spirit of the Hong Kong people.
The pregnant queen of the monster realm flees a civil war and lands in human world, near Yung Ning Village. She seeks the help of a wimpy villager to become the surrogate father for her child, Wuba. From the time he was born, little Wuba embarks on a thrilling journey to escape from those who want to capture him at all costs.
An incompetent soccer goalkeeper for a minor league suddenly inherits thirty billion yuan in this mind-boggling comedy. In order to get the full amount, he must first spend one billion yuan on himself in a month without telling anyone about the task, and is also not allowed to own any assets at the end of it.
Executive produced by Wong Kar Wai, “The Eagle Shooting Heroes” is loosely based on Louis Cha’s classics. Whilst mistaken identity and rampant gender confusion are on the menu, Sammo Hung’s action direction and the incredible all-star casts also keep the laughs and thrills coming in this Hong Kong-style crazy comedy.