Golden Scene Selection - December

Venue: Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre 
Date: 2019.12.14 - 2019.12.20
Price: Standard ticket: $80. Tickets 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.
 
Screening Schedule
14/12 (Sat) 2pm          Suk Suk (Preview)*
14/12 (Sat) 4:15pm     Beyond The Dream (Preview)*
14/12 (Sat) 7:45pm     My Prince Edward (Preview)*
15/12 (Sun) 2:15pm    Suk Suk (Preview)*
15/12 (Sun) 4:30pm    My Prince Edward (Preview)*
15/12 (Sun) 7:45pm    Beyond The Dream (Preview)*
17/12 (Tue) 7:30pm    My Prince Edward (Preview)*
18/12 (Wed) 7:30pm   Suk Suk (Preview)*
19/12 (Thu) 7:30pm    Beyond The Dream (Preview)*
20/12 (Fri) 8pm           The Garden of Evening Mists (Preview)*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese).

 

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Suk Suk (Preview)
Director: Ray Yeung
Cast: Ben Yuen, Tai Bo, Patra Au
Hong Kong | 2019 | 92’ | In Cantonese with English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
14/12 (Sat) 2pm*
15/12 (Sun) 2:15pm*
18/12 (Wed) 7:30pm*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese). 
 
SUK SUK presents the story of two closeted married men in their twilight years.
 
One day PAK, 70, a taxi driver who refuses to retire, meets HOI, 65, a retired single father, in a park. Despite years of societal and personal pressure, they are proud of the families they have created through hard work and determination. Yet in that brief initial encounter, something is unleashed in them which had been suppressed for so many years. As both men recount and recall their personal histories, they also contemplate a possible future together. 
 
SUK SUK studies the subtle day-to-day moments of two men as they struggle between conventional expectations and personal desires. 
 
 
Beyond The Dream (Preview)
Director: Chow Kwun Wai
Cast: Terrance Lau, Cecilia Choi
Hong Kong | 2019 | 120’ | In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour 
 
14/12 (Sat) 4:15pm*
15/12 (Sun) 7:45pm*
19/12 (Thu) 7:30pm*
*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.  
 
 
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 
 
14/12 (Sat) 7:45pm*
15/12 (Sun) 4:30pm*
17/12 (Tue) 7:30pm*
*With after-screening discussion (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. 
 
 
The Garden of Evening Mists (Preview)
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 
 
20/12 (Fri) 8pm*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese). 
 
Taiwanese director Tom Lin (Starry Starry Night, Zinnia Flower) adapts Malaysian writer Tan Twan Eng’s Man Booker Prize-nominated novel into this elegant, star-studded drama about memory, loss and the art of gardening. After her retirement, former judge Yun Ling goes to the Cameron Highlands to write her memoirs. In the process, she remembers her time in a Japanese civilian internment camp during World War II and a promise she made to her late sister to build a Japanese garden at the family home. Despite her resentment towards the Japanese, Yun Ling becomes an apprentice under Aritomo, who was the Japanese emperor’s gardener before moving to Malaysia.  
 
 
Tickets are now available at PUTYOURSELF.in
Audience can also purchase the tickets of “Golden Scene Selection” at The Art Shop 30 minutes before and after the programme starts: 
 
The Art Shop
G/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Monday 11:30am - 08:00pm* | Tuesday to Saturday 10:00am - 08:00pm* | Sunday 10:00am - 6:30pm*
*The Art Shop will extend the opening hours to 30 minutes after the programme starts.  
 
 
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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Screening
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Venue Hirer Event
Exhibition
 
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