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Hong Kong Film Noir/Milkyway Image, La ciné-Factory de Johnnie To
Hong Kong Film Noir/Milkyway Image, La ciné-Factory de Johnnie To

World Premiere

France
2007 | 55 min | video
Cantonese language, French subtitles

Screening Times

July 20th, 2007
5:00 pm
DB Clarke Theatre

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Description

With the turn of the millennium, Hong Kong has reclaimed its rightful place in the milieu of action cinema. This time, however, with films noir, laden with Machiavellian intrigue and semi-abstract presentation. From the Infernal Affairs trilogy by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak, on which Scorcese based his recent The Departed, to the minimalist works of Johnnie To like the recent Election duo, or even SPL by Wilson Yip, the new Hong Kong crime flick reflects the recent history of conflict between cops and Triad gangsters. This presentation comprises with two documentaries: Hong Kong Film Noir and Milkyway Image, La cine-Factory de Johnnie To.

—Mi-Jeong Lee (translated by Rupert Bottenberg)

Credits

Director: Yves Montmayeur
Screenplay: Yves Montmayeur
Cast: Johnnie To Alan Mak Tony Leung Kar fai Anthony Wong
Producers: Point du Jour International - Hong Film Noir/ Groupe AB - Milkyway Image, La cine-Factory de Johnnie To
Distributor: Point du Jour International/Groupe AB

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