6.1/10
233
2 user 10 critic
Anna (Carina Lau), a wealthy Hong Kong housewife, suddenly finds herself deep in financial trouble as her only source of income, her husband, disappears. Her driver, Fai (Chen Kun), who ... See full summary »

Director:

Flora Lau

Writer:

Flora Lau
Reviews
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Tuo shen (2018)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

In 1949, the Shanghai streetwise Qiao Zhicai(Chen Kun) and his younger twin brother Qiao Lijie, together with accountant Huang Liwen must complete a secret mission and protect important people for communist party.

Stars: Wenjing Cai, Yanyan Cao, Winston Chao
Qian Xuesen (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Caltech professor Qian Xuesen endures five years of McCarthy-era investigations before returning to China to become the father of the country's space program.

Director: Jianya Zhang
Stars: Kun Chen, Yuqi Zhang, Georg Anton
Love Only (2018)
Comedy | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Assembling actors and actresses from Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China, 'Love Only' spreads love and positivism through several stories about love and friendship featuring people from different countries.

Directors: Charine Chan, Christopher Doyle
Stars: Seung-Hyun Lee, Bea Hayden Kuo, Zoe Li
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The White Girl was born allergic to the sun. Her only friend, Ho Zai, is too young to understand her problems. Her classmates tease her. Her overprotective father keeps her cooped up at ... See full summary »

Directors: Jenny Suen, Christopher Doyle
Stars: Ranya Lee, Kin-Ping Leung, Michael Ning
The Door (2007)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Shaohong Li
Stars: Kun Chen, Mi Yang, Jue Huang
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When a young man and his friends dig a hole to expand their restaurant, they enter a nearby bank vault that is being robbed.

Director: Qing Yang
Stars: Kun Chen, Baihe Bai, Hao Qin
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert.

Director: Hark Tsui
Stars: Jet Li, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Stockholm My Love is a city symphony, a love letter to Stockholm, the fiction debut of director Mark Cousins and the acting debut of musician Neneh Cherry. It follows one woman's footsteps ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins
Stars: Neneh Cherry
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

What if you are caught between two cities you both call home?What if you are caught between two men who you both love?

Director: Rain Li
Stars: Shuying Jiang, Richard de Klerk, Ye Liu
Port of Call (2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Human nature begins where truth ends Welcome to the murder without a body

Director: Philip Yung
Stars: Aaron Kwok, Elaine Jin, Patrick Tam
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Jian Cui
Stars: Fang Yin, Hongjie Ni, You-liang Zhao
Director: Flora Lau
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Pinna, Xiaodong Guo
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Carina Lau ... Anna
Kun Chen ... Fai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephanie Che
Lawrence Cheng
Yuan Tian Yuan Tian
Edit

Storyline

Anna (Carina Lau), a wealthy Hong Kong housewife, suddenly finds herself deep in financial trouble as her only source of income, her husband, disappears. Her driver, Fai (Chen Kun), who lives in Shenzhen with his wife, are expecting the couple's second child. But under China's One Child Policy, they need to find the money to pay the penalty or the couple must find a way for Fai's wife to give birth in Hong Kong.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

21 November 2013 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Guo jie See more »

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,291,573
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Nominee, Grand Prix (Best Picture Award), Osaka Asian Film Festival 2014. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
captivating, gently flowing and affecting
3 August 2014 | by Raven-1969See all my reviews

Anna and Fai, each content in separate worlds, are jolted by devastating events that send them into downward spirals of financial hardship, isolation and desperate measures. For Anna it is the sudden disappearance of the spouse who supports her rich lifestyle. Fai struggles to find a way to get his pregnant wife across the border to Hong Kong, as it is likely the only way for them to keep their child. Since Fai is Anna's driver, they see each other almost daily, yet they mostly suffer alone and in silence. They move in separate spheres. In unexpected ways their lives intersect more. They begin to support one another, though some situations bring them closer to conflict. In this captivating, gently flowing and affecting film the emotions of the characters are keenly felt as they encounter bends in the landscape, life's fortunes and each other. The cinematography of misty mountains, steel and glass towers and flying birds is gorgeous, uplifting and malleable with the shifting emotions of film characters. I wish there were more such scenes. Seen at the 2014 Miami International Film Festival.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed