Eng
中文

Black Cat, White Cat(Crna macka, beli macor)

  • Dir: Emir Kusturic

  • Yugoslavia/France/Germany, 1998, Romany/Serbian/Bulgarian, 130mins, DCP

  • Cast: Bajram Severdzan, Srdan Todorovic, Branka Katic

Forget politics altogether, simply enjoy the sheer glee of the larger-than-life characters and their misadventures! Kusturica’s idea of making a documentary about the gypsy musicians in Underground flourishes into a kitsch farce in a frenetic mixture of slapstick and folklore, revolving around two gypsy rival patriarchs and their unruly families enmeshed in a chaotic wedding, two corpses on ice in an attic, and a “Happy End”. Bestowed with Venice accolades, this Felliniesque fantasy crammed with riotously funny humans and flying geese celebrates life in its wildest imagination.

Venice Film Festival: Silver Lion Best Director

Screening:

In-theatre Screening

Remarks

1. Unless otherwise stated, all films (except English-speaking films) are subtitled in English.

2. For screenings at ALL commercial cinemas, tickets are available at URBTIX till 5:00pm one day before respective screenings. After that, tickets will be available only at the box office of the screening venue on the day of screening, subject to availability.

3. Screenings at HK Arts Centre, HK Film Archive and Tai Kwun: For screenings that are about to start in 1 hour, all remaining tickets can only be bought at the box offices of the respective screening venues.

4. Screenings at HK Science Museum: There is no URBTIX Outlet at the venue. Tickets are available at URBTIX till 1 hour prior to the respective screenings. Door ticket counter opens 30 minutes before the screening. Limited tickets to non-sold out screenings will be available at the door, subject to availability (Cash Only).

5. While it is the HKIFFS’s policy to secure the best possible print of the original version for all its screenings, the HKIFFS will appreciate its patrons’ understanding on occasions when less than perfect screening copies are screened.