The illiterate General of Canton, General So, advocates a lazy, happy lifestyle of sex and money. His spoiled and also illiterate son, Chan (Stephen Chow), is his most faithful disciple. For the love of a woman, Chan attends the national exams for Martial Arts Scholar in Peking. Chan is victorious on the physical test, but before he is to be crowned, he is found to have cheated on the written exam. The Emperor sentences Chan to be a beggar. Initially Chan is unable cope with his new role, but with some mystic help, he takes on the position as King of the Beggars Association. Leading this motley crew into battle against an evil warlord in the Emperor’s entourage, Chan rescues the Emperor, and gains respect for the beggars.
The film follows Xu Lai, a former artist whose dreams were dashed when the responsibilities of life set in. With his life now revolving around his wife Cai Bo who is obsessed with having children, the quirks of his eccentric family and his mediocre, ordinary existence, Xu Lai hopes to reconnect with his first love Yang YIi on an upcoming vacation. However, his hopes are dashed when he finds himself wrapped up in a murder investigation that proves truth is often stranger than fiction.
Christy Lam is a smart worker who always performs professional in her job field. However, Christy has to deal with various internal conflicts, with her career, love issues and physical states in turning 30. She has just reached a low ebb at this stage. Wong Tin Lok, an optimistic girl that turning into 30 too. As Wong’s mother passed away when she was young, so Wong has to live life all on her own. Wong is working as a sales in a CD shops with low income, and doesn’t even find the Mr. Right yet. However, Wong still stay positive and plan to visit Paris in fulfilling her dream. These two girls share the same birth date but with different personality. After Lam moves to live with Wong, occurs subtle changes begin in their life.
A tough-as-nails burglary crew from the streets, a Cuban cartel, heavy into voodoo, ruthless Albanian gangsters, and a blood diamond deal that erupts into all out violence. This throws the criminal underworld into chaos. Double-crosses and brazen gangland executions entwine everyone in a street war that plays out to an explosive ending.
Dayo Wong stars as top agent Mr. Chan, who suddenly finds himself removed from duties after his partner Wonder Child unintentionally offended a policewoman, Ms. Shek. But when a financial officer goes crazy due to drugs, Mr. Chan is called back in to solve the case, which he accepts even though this means partnering up with Ms. Shek. The two have some ups and downs while working together, eventually leading to romance.
Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer’s tutelage. They grow up serving as his subordinates, but a love triangle and an accident leads to a quest for retribution.
Flora Lau’s debut feature is a beautifully formed, subtle film that focuses on the lives of two people with very different prospects – a wealthy Hong Kong woman and her mainland Chinese chauffeur – both trying to cope with life’s unexpected dramas. Anna (Carina Lau) struggles to maintain appearances with her status-conscious friends after her husband mysteriously vanishes. Fai’s (Chen Kun) wife is heavily pregnant with their second child, has no health care entitlements in Hong Kong and cannot give birth in their homeland without incurring penalties for breaching the one-child policy. While their daily routines intersect, their fates only momentarily converge and Lau elegantly critiques the social contradictions at play by paralleling their predicaments rather than constructing drama between the two protagonists. (Source: LFF programme)
In 1992, a heavy rainstorm caused massive power outage in Hong Kong. At that night, two young astrology enthusiasts, Moon and Sun, met under the starry night by the seaside. When their affection to each other grew, Sun was admitted into a boarding school and would move to another country in a few months under his father’s plan. Like the sun and moon, the couple could hardly see each other despite that they were living in the same city, but their love endured amidst the separation and opposition from Moon’s mother. Overcoming the challenges from teachers, friends and family, time has come for Sun to depart…