Selected Works of Director Lou Yi-an

Venue: Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre 
Date: 2022.09.24
Price: HK$80 (Tickets are now available at POPTICKET.HK.)  
Selected Works of Director Lou Yi-an
Director Lou Yi-an is a Taiwanese writer and director devoted to both the cinema and television industry. He is known for his dark humour, character-driven intricate story lines. Director Lou always puts great concerns regarding the topics of local culture, racial issues, and social problems caused by class differences and generation gaps. The two features selected are WHITE LIES, BLACK LIES and GODDAMNED ASURA which GODDAMNED ASURA will vie for the Best International Feature film honour at the 95th Academy Awards next year.
 
Tickets are now available at POPTICKET.HK
  • Double Bill for HKD128: WHITE LIES, BLACK LIES + GODDAMNED ASURA
 

WHITE LIES, BLACK LIES
  • Nominated Best New Performer, 53th Golden Horse Awards
Director: Lou Yi-an
Cast: Wang P-chieh, Su Junjie, Hsu Wei-ning, Chou Xiaochen, Annie Chen, Su Meiyu
Taiwan | 2016 | 94’ | In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour

24/9 (Sat) 3pm

Mannequin heads are lined up on the shelves one next to another; they have different colours and hairstyles, and yet all the faces are cold and nonchalant. This is Rainbow Salon. The body of the shop owner’s wife is found in the basement with her throat cut open. The owner is the prime suspect, and soon he disappears. A journalist who is following the case finds that the owner has fled with his first love. As the journalist attempts to unveil the truth, another murder is dig up from the past and suspected to have been related to the salon case. How are the two murders related to each other? And what are the relationships between those involved? Who is telling the truth if each of them speaks only for himself?
 

GODDAMNED ASURA
  • Winners for Best Supporting Actress (Wang Yu-Xuan), Best Scores, and Best Screenplay, Taipei Film Award 2022
  • Winners for Best Supporting Actress (Wang Yu-Xuan) and nominated Best Narrative Feature, Best New Performer (Devin Pan), Golden Horse Awards 2021
Director: Lou Yi-an
Cast: Joseph Huang, Mo Tzu-Yi, Wang Yu-Xuan
Taiwan | 2021 | 114’ | In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles | DCP | Colour

24/9 (Sat) 8pm*
*Director Lou Yi-an will attend the after-screening discussion via Zoom, with Veteran Film Critic Joyce Yang as the moderator.  (conducted in Mandarin)

On his 18th birthday, Jan Wen shoots randomly at the crowds in a night market for unknown reasons. The tragic incident causes a strong impact on the lives of his family and friends, the victims and the witnesses. However, if there was a chance for them to make different choices, would the tragedy still happen? Will it be a different outcome if they all changed their behaviour at the crucial moment?
 
 
Tickets are now available at POPTICKET.HK
 
Ticket price: $80 / 64*
*Full-time students and senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients. Concessionary tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Ticket holders must present proof of eligibility on admission.
*HKAC members. Ticket holders must present a valid membership card upon admission.
*For each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets.
 

Double Bill HKD128: WHITE LIES, BLACK LIES + GODDAMNED ASURA


For admission, audience must present the QR code (either in electric or printed version) shown on the popticket.hk e-ticket at the venue.
Ticketing enquiry: ask@popticket.hk (Office hour: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm)
 
 
Co-presented by: Hong Kong Arts Centre & MediAdvertising (HK) Limited
Distribution: Local Production Ltd., Skywork Media Limited, Unicycle Entertainment & Creative Media Production Company Limited

Programmes are subject to change without prior notice.

The following measures will be implemented for screenings, to combat the prevailing threat of Novel Coronavirus:

  • All audience must wear face masks and comply with the requirements and restrictions announced by the Government
  • No smoking, eating and drinking. Unauthorised photo-taking, audio and/or video recording is strictly forbidden
  • Staff have the right to deny the admission of any person with temperature higher than 37.5°C
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