Official Selection out of Competition | 111min | 2020

SEPTET: THE STORY OF HONG KONG

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About the Film

Seven of Hong Kong’s most renowned directors explore the history of Hong Kong through their unique artistic visions. The film covers over 50 years of Hong Kong’s history, from the 1950s to today. Each director is in charge of telling the story of a single time period, as they reflect on the achievements they have accomplished in the Hong Kong film industry. Septet represents a salute to the era that made the seven directors who they are today.

 

 

Film Info

Section Official Selection out of Competition
Year 2020
Length 111min
Language Cantonese
Country Hong Kong SAR China, China
Premiere

Film Credits

Director Johnnie To, Tsui Hark, Ann Hui, Ringo Lam, Patrick Tam, Sammo Hung, Yuen Wo Ping
Screenplay Wai Ka-Fai
Cinematography Chien Li Chen, Hang Sang Poon, Wai Kai Tam, Hung Mo To, Man Lung Choi, Chi Kin Julian Cheng
Music
Editing Mary Stephen Jimmy Hung, Patrick Tam, Allen Leung, David Richardson, Jeff Cheung, Hark Tsui
Producer Johnnie To,  Elaine Chu
Production Company Media Asia Films, Milkyway Image (HK) Ltd, Shanghai Hairun Film & TV Production
Sound Design
Sound
Cast

Film Contacts

Directed by: Johnnie To, Tsui Hark, Ann Hui, Ringo Lam, Patrick Tam, Sammo Hung, Yuen Wo Ping

Johnnie To, Hark Tsui, Ann Hui, Ringo Lam, Patrick Tam, Sammo Hung, and Wo Ping Yuen are seven of Hong Kong’s most renowned directors, joining forces to explore the history of Hong Kong together through this anthology film.