Dir: Tan Chui Mui
Hong Kong/ Malaysia, 2021, Chinese/ Malay, 106mins, DCP
Cast: Tan Chui Mui, Pete Teo, Bront Palarae, James Lee
Preparing for a comeback role in an action film, Moon Lee, a divorcée and a once celebrated actress, commits herself to back-breaking martial arts training. Just as she decides to quit upon knowing that her ex-husband is cast as the male lead, her son is kidnapped, driving her to unleash her inner power through a rescue journey leading to her self-discovery. Pioneering Malaysian New Wave director Tan Chui Mui casts herself in this self-reflective role, a life and cinematic rejuvenation that wins her the Jury Grand Prize at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
Shanghai International Film Festival: Jury Grand Prize
- EMP Cinemas iSQUARE (Venue)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- The Grand Cinema
- Broadway Hollywood
- Cine Moko
- CINE FAN ONLINE
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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