Beyond the Dream (Hong Kong, 2019) [Focus Hong Kong 2021]

Mental illness has always been a difficult subject to handle on the silver screen. Sadly, many films of the past have abused it by using mental illness either as a simple placeholder for a character […]

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on Apr, 08 · in Reviews

Focus Hong Kong Launches Easter Edition

Following a highly successful Chinese New Year launch event, Focus Hong Kong presents a second programme of films running online in the UK from late March. This Easter edition of the festival runs online from […]

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on Mar, 19 · in News

Memories to Choke On, Drinks to Wash Them Down (Hong Kong, 2019) [Focus Hong Kong 2021]

Leung Ming-kai and Kate Reilly‚Äôs four-vignette film presents differing aspects of and perspectives on Hong Kong lives, from the very personal and insular to the public, political, and expansive, and in that order, too. In […]

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on Feb, 13 · in Reviews

A Witness Out of the Blue (Hong Kong, 2019) [Focus Hong Kong 2021]

A Witness Out of the Blue finds prolific star Louis Koo within his wheelhouse as a legendary criminal who ends up on the run after a robbery goes awry. However, writer-director Fung Chih-chiang has peppered […]

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on Feb, 07 · in Reviews

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