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….

Director's BIO here.