This year’s SIFF brings to the big screen a range of classic Hong Kong films and some of the most talked about international offerings
Sick of the same old summer blockbusters? Expand your cinematic palette and catch a variety of films ranging from award-winning films fresh off the festival circuit to hot new Asian releases and restored classics.
Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society, this year’s festival will showcase more than 30 films across 60 screenings. Highlights for 2017 include Wilson Yip’s action flick Paradox, staring Louis Koo and Tony Jaa; restored versions of local classics C’est la Vie, Mon Cheri and Comrades, Almost a Love Story (pictured); comedies by the likes of Buster Keaton and Monty Python; and some of the most important post-97 Hong Kong films such as Port of Call, Trivisa and Gallants.