HK Asian Festival Strong On First Features

'The White Storm' directed by Benny

Benny Chan's 'White Storm' to open event

HONG KONGBenny Chan’s action thriller “The White Storm” will have its world premiere as the opening film of the upcoming Hong Kong Asia Film Festival (Oct. 25 – Nov. 19).

The festival, which takes place at multiple Broadway Cinema venues around the territory, will close with a screening of Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer.”

The HKAFF’s ‘Cineaste Delights’ section includes festival hits “Like Father, Like Son,” “Real,” “Moebius,” and “A Time In Quchi.”

Its ‘New Talent Awards’ section looks particularly strong as it includes “Ilo, Ilo,” “The Lunchbox,” “Transit,” “Juvenile Offender,” “Bends,” and “Rigor Mortis.”

The fest also has room for an ‘Asian Wide Angle’ section; a seven title tribute to Cambodia’s Rithy Panh, including his latest “The Missing Picture;” four documentaries from Taiwan and a trio of restored classics by Indian master Satyajit Ray.

“The White Storm” (pictured) features Sean Lau Ching-wan, Louis Koo and Nick Cheung as a trio of cops whose loyalty is tested to breaking point by a mission to capture South East Asia’s biggest drug lord.

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  1. asdwe says:

    希望古天乐真的是《扫毒》的第三主演或者不是第一主演!因为博纳影业你就是这样宣传的嘛!否则如果要不是的话你可就要遭殃咯!到时候老子天天时时刻刻都会来“教”你如何做电影的宣传!咱们走着瞧吧!对你这种无知脑残问你的页面底下的企业矩阵那个主要演员阵容里为什么把古天乐排在刘青云的名字后面?

  2. asdwesfgvsa says:

    香港亞洲電影節官方資料。開幕電影《掃毒》The White Storm 導演:陳木勝,演員:劉青雲 Sean LAU 古天樂 Louis KOO 張家輝 Nick CHEUNG 你老母陳木勝,老子古天樂我日你親媽和你老婆和你女兒!這排名顛倒黑白,請問為什麼?你老母把排名第一的古天樂弄到第二甚至第三是誰的主意?!

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