MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 142,165 this week

Mr. Cinema (2007)
"Lo kong ching chuen" (original title)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 278 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

Tracing the life of a left-wing film projectionist and his family over 40 years of Hong Kong history.

Director:

(as Samson Chiu)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 509 titles
created 12 May 2011
 
a list of 414 titles
created 16 Sep 2012
 
a list of 605 titles
created 20 Jan 2013
 
a list of 27 titles
created 21 Apr 2013
 
a list of 973 titles
created 21 May 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Mr. Cinema" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mr. Cinema (2007)

Mr. Cinema (2007) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mr. Cinema.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Qi wang (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Directors: Ho Yim, Hark Tsui
Stars: Tony Leung Ka Fai, John Sham, Lin Yang
Rouge (1987)
Drama | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kwan
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Anita Mui, Alex Man
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A romantic Chinese New Year comedy about the three Shang brothers. Eldest brother Shang Moon is a philandering businessman who treats his hideous yet hard-working wife like dirt. Middle ... See full summary »

Director: Clifton Ko
Stars: Stephen Chow, Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Private Eyes revolves the characters in a private detective agency headed by Wong Yuk-See (Michael Hui) with two employees, a stuttered, easily bullied Pighead (Ricky Hui) and secretary/... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hui
Stars: Michael Hui, Samuel Hui, Ricky Hui
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Pao Lung-Sing, a descendant of the famous Judge Pao Ching Tient, is a 9th degree corrupt judge (lowest degree) who changes his tune when he tries to champion a woman Chi Siu-Lin, who was ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Stephen Chow, Sharla Cheung, Man Tat Ng
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Directors: Hing-Ka Chan, Patrick Leung
Stars: Man Sze Au, Philip Chan, Sammi Cheng
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A troubled boy who seeks escape becomes a man through a miraculous growth formula but encounters a new troubles when the formula won't quit.

Director: Teddy Chan
Stars: Andy Lau, Karen Mok, Felix Wong
Sparrow (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A gang of pickpockets roam the streets of Hong Kong.

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Simon Yam, Kelly Lin, Ka Tung Lam
Lawyer Lawyer (1997)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Joe Ma
Stars: Stephen Chow, Eric Kot, Chingmy Yau
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Alex Law
Stars: Simon Yam, Sandra Ng Kwan Yue, Aarif Rahman
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Ann Hui
Stars: Hee Ching Paw, Chun-lung Leung, Idy Chan
Overheard (2009)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A trio of police officers conduct surveillance on a listed company.

Directors: Felix Chong, Alan Mak
Stars: Daniel Wu, Jingchu Zhang, Grace Huang
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Zhou Heung Kong (as Anthony Wong)
John Sham ...
Luk Yau
...
Lee Choi Ha (as Paw Hee Ching)
...
Luk Min
Ronald Cheng ...
Zhou Chong
Teresa Mo ...
Chan Sau Ying
Ka-Kai Li ...
Accordionist (as Li Ka Kai)
Shu-Yuen Sun ...
Kin-Ko Wang ...
Pui-Yee Chan ...
Ankers Wong ...
Shu-Fong Lam ...
Lee-Chun Pang ...
Jenny Yu ...
Sin-Kuen Wong ...
Edit

Storyline

Tracing the life of a left-wing film projectionist and his family over 40 years of Hong Kong history.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

14 June 2007 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Cinema  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Entertaining Sentamental piece, but contains slanted view
4 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A touching life and love story of a family and childhood sweethearts, it is set in the rapidly changing backdrop of Hong Kong as it grew as a city and returned to China.

The human drama leads to an entertaining story, but as person who grew up and identifies as being from Hong Kong, I can see the obvious bias in representing the city's culture. The film highlights various significant historical historical events in Hong Kong, but conveniently skips over the international role of the city and the impact of the uprising leading up to the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Still a tear jerker and brings back great sentiments about a unique place which will never be the same, but it could have been much more neutral. Makes me question the political motivations and purpose behind this film.


3 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mr. Cinema (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?