- Post 02 June 2011
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In view of the enthusiastic response to the Hong Kong Film Archive (HKFA) retrospective "All for One and One for All: Union Film", which showcases the full catalogue of 44 films by Union Film Enterprise, 12 additional screenings will be held from June 3 to 26 at the HKFA's Cinema.The extra screenings include the films "An Orphan's Tragedy", "Anna", "Big Thunderstorm" and "A Beautiful Corpse Comes to Life", all adapted from foreign and Chinese literature; "Story of Father and Son" and "A Son is Born", featuring themes about family values; the social realist "Sworn Sisters"; the war film "Sea"; and the genre films "Blood Money", "Adultery", "Wonderful Partners" and "We Want to Live".
To complement the extra screenings, a seminar entitled "The Union Film Experience" will be held at noon on June 11 at the Cinema of the HKFA. Well-known Cantonese opera star Yuen Siu-fai, who acted in the films "Story of Father and Son" and "Parents' Hearts", and actor Chiang Kwai-lam, who performed in "Story of Father and Son", will share their filming experiences at Union Film. Some of the screenings will also have post-screening talks. The seminar and post-screening talks will be conducted in Cantonese. Admission is free.
Tickets priced at $30 are available 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.
For enquiries, please call 2739 2139 or 2734 2900, or browse the websites www.filmarchive.gov.hk or www.lcsd.gov.hk/fp.
Source: GovHK (www.gov.hk)
|A film still from "Adultery" (1958).|