South China Morning Post
March 19, 2014
Giving away 60 tickets to six selected movies for 48 hours readers
We are giving away 60 tickets to six movies, including 2014 Berlin Golden Bear Winner Black Coal, Thin Ice and the classic Rebel Without a Cause starring the legendary James Dean, screening at the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) to 48 Hours readers.
The HKIFF is one of Asia’s most reputable film platforms, with opportunities for filmmakers to launch new works and filmgoers to catch fresh features and beloved older films. This year’s HKIFF includes screenings of 300 films from 56 different territories at 12 different venues in various parts of Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s largest cultural event showcases films from Hong Kong, the rest of Asia and beyond in a programme that this year includes 11 world premieres, nine international premieres and 68 Asian premieres.
Date: Monday, 24 March 2014 to Monday, 7 April 2014
Tom at the Farm
Director: Xavier Dolan
Cast: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Évelyne Brochu
Canada/France • 2013 • 102 mins
This psychologically charged drama from one of Canada’s most provocative and boundary-pushing filmmakers is the dark story of a young man who visits the family of his recently deceased boyfriend
Black Coal, Thin Ice
Director: Diao Yinan
Cast: Liao Fan, Gwei Lun-Mei, Wang Xuebing
2014 • 106 mins • Putonghua
A hot Chinese thriller set in a frozen Harbin. Won the Golden Bear for Best Film & the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival.
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Cast: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet
France/Italy • 2013 • 130 mins
A truly poignant drama of conservation, memories and nuances anchored in heart-breaking performances.
The Little House
Director: Yamada Yoji
Cast: Matsu Takako, Kuroki Haru, Tsumabuki Satoshi, Baisho Chieko
Japan • 2014 • 136 mins
The 82nd film of Director Yamada Yoji (best known for his Otoko wa Tsurai yo series), but his first romance. Won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival.
Rebel Without A Cause
Director: Nicholas Ray
Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus
USA • 1955 • 111 mins
The brilliantly restored landmark ’50s film that solidified Dean as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment in his role as troubled teenager Jim Stark.
Cast: Rose Byrne, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto
Australia • 2013 • 180 mins
An anthology film where 18 filmmakers and their varied casts become strongly intertwined through characters and themes from the haunting story collection of Australian writer Tim Winton.
This promotion has now closed.
All winners have been notified via email on 24 March 2014.
Thanks once again for your support!