Sharing below the recap of Hong Kong Film Night video of this past screening! Enjoy!
The Centerpiece of Season 7 features two Hong Kong romantic-dramas, screened as a two-night double feature on October 2 and October 3 at AMC River East. Though both films are peppered with the sensibilities of 90’s Hong Kong, one features a modern take on the unlikely attraction between a victim and her kidnapper while the other shows two astrology enthusiasts’ puppy love story!
Tuesday, October 2, 2017, 7:00 PM @ AMC River East 21
CONCERTO OF THE BULLY( 大樂師．為愛配樂) – CHICAGO PREMIERE
Introduction and Q&A with Director Fung Chih-chiang and Art Director Chet Chan (Courtesy of Hong Kong Economy & Trade Office, New York)
Hong Kong | 2017 | 107 Minutes | DCP
In Cantonese with Chinese/English Subtitles
Genre: Romantic Drama
Director: Fung Chih-chiang
Act Director: Chet Chan
Starring: Ronald Cheng, Cherry Ngan, Philip Keung
Film Source: Bravos Pictures Limited
Internet songwriter Chow is gifted with an extraordinary retentive memory. She never forgets anything she has heard. One day, she's kidnapped and held on a remote fish raft, waiting for her pop-singer-boyfriend to pay the ransom. Hoping to use her unique gift to help her flee her captors, Chow offers to give spiritual music therapy to the maniacal kidnapper….