Barbarian Invasion

  • Dir: Tan Chui Mui

  • Hong Kong, 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


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