Saturday, Oct 5 2019, 2 PM @ Chinese-American Museum
OFFICE (華麗上班族) | Free and Open To the Public
Hong Kong | 2015 | 117 Minutes | Blu-ray | In Cantonese and Mandarin w/English subtitles
Director and Producer: Johnnie To
Starring: Chow Yun Fat, Sylvia Chang, Eason Chan, Tang Wei
Film Source: China Lion, LA
Based on the hit play 'Design for Living' by star and producer Sylvia Chang, Officeis a movie musical spectacular revolving around corporate maneuvering and romantic intrigue. Hong Kong legend Johnnie To delivers a biting takedown of capitalism, detailing the financial crisis following the Lehman Brothers collapse and what one company has to do to fight to stay alive - all in a lavishly detailed, wholly original musical production.
The film won the Best Art Direction in the 35thHong Kong Film Awards and the 52ndGolden Horse Awards. We are encoring this film to showcase a stylish musical rarely produced from Hong Kong.
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We thank Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office in New York and the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago for their generous support in this special encore of this one and only musical made by auteur Johnny To!