Golden Scene Selection - February

Venue: Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre  
Date: 2020.02.22 - 2020.02.25
Price: Standard ticket: $80. Tickets are now available at PUTYOURSELF.in.  
"Golden Scene Selection", proudly presented by the Hong Kong Arts Centre (HKAC) and Golden Scene Company Limited, will bring the audience a series of cherry-picked selections from around the world at the HKAC.
 
【Golden Scene Selection – February】Programme updates and arrangements
 
All screenings of Golden Scene Selection February will be held as scheduled. While to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, all after-screening discussions will be cancelled. The following further measures will be implemented for Golden Scene Selection screenings, to combat the prevailing threat of Novel Coronavirus:
 
- All audience must wear face masks
- Cinema staff have the right to deny the admission of any person with temperature higher than 37.5°C
 
We appreciate your understanding.
 
For updates of other screening programmes, please stay tuned with Facebook Page of Hong Kong Arts Centre and Hong Kong Arts Centre - Moving Images 香港藝術中心:流動影像.
You may contact us via email mi01@hkac.org.hk for any enquiries.
 
Screening Schedule
22/2 (Sat) 1:30pm   La Belle Epoque
22/2 (Sat) 3:45pm   Beyond The Dream (Preview)*
22/2 (Sat) 7:45pm   The Garden of Evening Mists*
23/2 (Sun) 2:15pm  My Prince Edward (Preview)*
23/2 (Sun) 4:45pm  Dark Waters
23/2 (Sun) 8:15pm  The Translators (Preview)
24/2 (Mon) 8pm      The Garden of Evening Mists*
25/2 (Tue) 8pm       Till We Meet Again*
*With after-screening discussion.

 

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La Belle Epoque
Director: Nicolas Bedos
Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Guillaume Canet, Doria Tillier, Fanny Ardant
France | 2019 | 115’ | In French with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
22/2 (Sat) 1:30pm 
 
Victor, sixtysomething, has his life turned upside down the day that Antoine, a flourishing entrepreneur, offers him a unique new brand of entertainment. Using a combination of theatrical artifice and historical re-enactment, his company gives its clients the opportunity to delve back into the period of their choice. Victor decides to relive the most memorableweek of his existence, 40 years earlier, when he met the love of his life...

 

Beyond The Dream (Preview)
Director: Kiwi Chow
Cast: Terrance Lau, Cecilia Choi
Hong Kong | 2019 | 120’ | In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
22/2 (Sat) 3:45pm*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese). 
 
Lok (Terrance Lau) is a recovering schizophrenic who yearns for love. One day, he encounters the young and beautiful Yan (Cecilia Choi) and quickly falls in love with her. Just when he struggles whether to tell her about his illness, he has a relapse and becomes delusional. Little does he know that she’s a psychological counselor who has a hidden agenda. The pair develops a relationship that is beyond their wildest dreams.

 

The Garden of Evening Mists
Director: Tom Lin
Cast: Sylvia Chang, Angelica Lee, Abe Hiroshi, David Oakes, Julian Sands, John Hannah
Malaysia | 2019 | 120’ | In English, Mandarin and Japanese with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 

 

22/2 (Sat) 7:45pm*
24/2 (Mon) 8pm*
*Veteran film critic Thomas Shin will attend the after-screening talk (conducted in Cantonese).
 

Embittered by the atrocities of the World War II in Malaya, Teoh Yun Ling seeks solace in the Cameron Highlands, where she discovers Yugiri, the only Japanese garden in Malaya and its mysterious owner Nakamura Aritomo. He reluctantly accepts her as an apprentice so she can build a garden for her sister who perished in a labour camp. Later Yun Ling and Aritomo begin a forbidden love affair.

 

My Prince Edward (Preview)
Director: Norris Wong
Cast: Stephy Tang, Chu Pak Hong, Paw Hee Ching, Jin Kaiji, Eman Lam, Hui So Ying, Kaki Sham
Hong Kong | 2019 | 91’ | In Cantonese and Putonghua (in parts) with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour  
 
23/2 (Sun) 2:15pm*
*Director Norris Wong and veteran film critic Shu Kei will attend the after-screening talk (conducted in Cantonese).  
 
My Prince Edward is set in Prince Edward district’s Golden Plaza, a shopping mall in Hong Kong best known for bridal shops and cheap wedding supplies. Fong (Stephy Tang) is a clerk at one such bridal shop. She has been with Edward (Chu Pak Hong), the owner of a wedding photography shop in the same mall, for seven years. Everyone sees Edward as Fong’s Prince Charming, destined to head to the altar. The problem is that Fong must first sort out the sham marriage that she was paid to take part in years ago before she can get married for real.

 

Dark Waters
Director: Todd Haynes
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Bill Pullman
United States | 2019 | 126’ | In English with Chinese subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
23/2 (Sun) 4:45pm
 
Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney (Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his own life – to expose the truth.

 

The Translators (Preview)
Director: Régis Roinsard
Cast: Lambert Wilson, Alex Lawther, Eduardo Noriega, Olga Kurylenko
France | 2019 | 105’ | In French, English (in parts), Spanish (in parts) and Putonghua (in parts) with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
23/2 (Sun) 8:15pm 
 
Nine translators, who are hired to translate the eagerly awaited final book of a bestselling trilogy, are confined in a luxurious bunker. When the first ten pages of the top-secret manuscript appear online, the dream job becomes a nightmare – the thief is one of them and the publisher (Lambert Wilson) is ready to do whatever it takes to unmask him… or her. A suspenseful, edge-of-the-seat whodunit that will keep you riveted till the very end.

 

Till We Meet Again
Director: Steven Ma
Cast: Steven Ma, Josephine Koo, Jennifer Yu, Himmy Wong, Wong Chiu Yum, Ling Hiu Wa
Hong Kong | 2019 | 97’ | In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
25/2 (Tue) 8pm*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese). 
 
Ah-mui was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer when she was 26 years old. Ka-wai, her 6-year-old son and her husband has been taking care of her since then. One day, she vanishes without a trace. Ka-wai, engulfed in guilt, begins to suffer from depression and panic attack. Ten years have passed, he still longs for the moment to meet her mom. However, Ah-mui insists to not meet with him, and even gives instructions to others to obstruct her son’s visit. In the meantime, a memory that was meant to be forgotten resurfaced. He remembers what he did to his mother and an unforgiveable sin that leads to Ah-mui’s disappearance…

 

 

Tickets are now available at PUTYOURSELF.in 
 
Ticket price: $80 / 64*
*20% discount for full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder. Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission.
*20% off for each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets.  

 

For admission, audience must present the QR code (either in electric or printed version) shown on the PUTYOURSELF.in e-ticket at the venue.
Ticketing enquiry: 2819 8274 | look@putyourself.in (Office hour: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm)
Programme enquiry: 2582 0248 

  

Co-Presenters: Hong Kong Arts Centre, Golden Scene Company Limited


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