Five thought-provoking shorts imagine what Hong Kong will be like ten years from now. In Extras, two genial low-level gangsters are hired to stage an attack, but they're mere sacrificial lambs in a political conspiracy. Rebels strive to preserve destroyed homes and objects as specimens in the mesmerizing Season of the End. In Dialect, a taxi driver struggles to adjust after Putonghua displaces Cantonese as Hong Kong's only official language. Following the death of a leading independence activist, an act of self-immolation outside the British consulate triggers questions and protests in the searing yet moving Self-Immolator. In Local Egg, a grocery shop owner worries about his son's youth guard activities and where to buy eggs after Hong Kong's last chicken farm closes down.
17 December 2015 (Hong Kong)
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $779,639
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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In the segment "Season of the End", the sample collection date in English (Sept 8) is different from Chinese (Aug 8). See more
Bach Cello Suite V. Bourree I
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Jamie Jim See more