Hong Kong Film Archive's (HKFA) "Morning Matinee" will screen four love films in May, starring Hu Siao-fung, Chen Juanjuan, Kung Chiu-hsia, Patsy Kar Ling, Patrick Tse Yin, Nam Hung and Kong Suet.
The films are "House Removal Greeting" (1954), which tracks the hardships of newlyweds facing a housing problem, the delightful comedy "Love Affairs of a Confirmed Bachelor" (1959), a romantic comedy with the touch of social realism, "He is a Rare and Passionate Lover" (1962), and director Chor Yuen's "True Love" (1963), a heart-wrenching drama of love and misunderstanding.
The films will be shown at 11am on May 6, 13, 20 and 27 respectively at the Cinema of the HKFA. All films are in Cantonese or dubbed in Cantonese and without subtitles.
Tickets priced at $20 for the films are available now at URBTIX outlets. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 and above, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients. Credit card bookings can be made at 2111 5999, or on the Internet at www.urbtix.hk
Detailed programme information can be obtained in the "ProFolio 57" leaflet distributed at all performance venues of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. For enquiries, please call 2739 2139 / 2734 2900 or browse the website: www.filmarchive.gov.hk or www.lcsd.gov.hk/fp.
Ends/Thursday, April 14, 2011
A film still from "House Removal Greeting" (1954).
A film still from "Love Affairs of a Confirmed Bachelor" (1959).
A film still from "He is a Rare and Passionate Lover" (1962).
A film still from "True Love" (1963).