A SIMPLE LIFE (桃姐)

Directed by:  Ann Hui from Hong Kong

Starring:  Deanie Ip and Andy Lau

Hong Kong, 2012, 119 min, Cantonese w/subtitles, DCP

Film Source:  China Lion Film Distribution

Tuesday, November 3, 7:30 PM at the Wilmette Theatre

Wednesday, November 4, 7:30 PM at AMC River East 21

(DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND:  November 22, 7:30 PM at the Wilmette Theatre


Synopsis:  Ah Tao, who was orphaned during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong, spent her entire life as the live-in maid of four generations of a Chinese family, is now looking after the only family member still living in Hong Kong. He is Roger, a movie producer.  According to late Roger Ebert:  “A SIMPLE LIFE is one of the year’s best films, which is content to regard these two inward people as they express love and care in their quiet ways.”  

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