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110 min - Romance - 4 June 2020
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Successful career woman Christy (Chau) faces multiple crises right before her 30th birthday, but finds unlikely inspiration and support from a cheerful ordinary woman (Cheng) born on the very same day. Kearen Pang adapts her one-woman stage show to the screen, delivering an incisive and intelligent look at contemporary Hong Kong women exiting their twenties. Drawing surprising performances from her two leads, Pang establishes herself as a talent to watch.

Director:  Kearen Pang

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Successful career woman Christy (Chau) faces multiple crises right before her 30th birthday, but finds unlikely inspiration and support from a cheerful ordinary woman (Cheng) born on the very same day. Kearen Pang adapts her one-woman stage show to the screen, delivering an incisive and intelligent look at contemporary Hong Kong women exiting their twenties. Drawing surprising performances from her two leads, Pang establishes herself as a talent to watch.


Collections: Kearen Pang

Genres: Romance

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  4 June 2020

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Runtime:  1 h 50 min

(Chrissie Chau) is a typical city girl born and raised in Hong Kong.

She month from turning 30, and has just begun to cope with the same struggles shared by most girls of the same age: almost unbearable stress at work, her aging but annoying parents, and her seemingly stable yet stagnant relationship.

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All of these only add to her fear for this next chapter of her life. Wong Tin Lok (Joyce Cheng), on the other hand, is also turning 30 soon, but leads a vastly different life. She has never been in love, and her job is taking nowhere. And yet, she always kept an optimistic attitude towards life. On the verge of her next chapter, she makes a bold decision to just pick up her bags and fulfill childhood dream. They have never met each other, and their personalities are night day. But as fate would have it, Christy makes a temporary move into Wong’s apartment. Through exploring diary, Christy not only discovers that they share the same birthday, but also learns about the bits and pieces of Wong’s life. As their virtual bond grows, Christy begins to appreciate Wong’s alternate approach to life, so much that it becomes an integral part of Christy’s own. Who has entered whose world?

這是一個發生在二零五年的故事。 林若君,一個土生長的典型香港都市女性。即將踏入「三字頭」她, 開始擁有大部分同年子憂慮 : 壓力升級的工作挑戰,雙親年紀老邁卻越變囉唆穩定但仿如雞肋愛情關係… 種種不安突然來襲, 更令她對三十歲感到前所未有的恐懼。 黃天樂, 同樣是快將三十的女生卻踏著不一人路 : 未嘗戀愛事業無成然而永遠知命生日前她決定提起行李箱完成兒時夢想。 她們互不認識,性格各異因緣際會林卻搬進了黃的家沒想到二人竟是同年月日出生若君通過黃天樂的日記閱讀著對方人生點滴,兩個女子故事漸融合… 到底是誰闖進了世界?

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