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It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong

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It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (2015)

78 min - Romance, Comedy - 12 June 2015
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An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side.

Director:  Emily Ting
Writers:  Emily Ting

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Storyline

An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side.


Collections: Emily Ting

Genres: Romance, Comedy

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Language:  English
Release Date:  12 June 2015

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Production Companies:  Unbound Feet Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 18 min

An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side.

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Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong by Emily Ting

Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong is a 2015 romance-drama film written and directed by Emily Ting and starring Jamie Chung and Bryan Greenberg. The film premiered at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival received a limited theatrical and VOD release in February 2016.

Plot

Outside a bar Ruby (Jamie Chung), an American children’s toy designer temporarily in Hong Kong makes plans over her phone to meet her friends at another bar. Overhearing that her phone doesn’t have GPS and she is lost, American expat Josh (Bryan Greenberg) offers to walk her to her destination. As they walk and talk they find a connection sparking between them. Josh tells Ruby that he works in finance but longs to be a writer and she encourages him to quit his job to write a novel. Once they reach the location where Ruby is supposed to meet her friends Ruby offers to blow them off to get a drink with Josh. At the bar he confesses to Ruby that he has a girlfriend and the reason he was outside the bar and overheard Ruby’s conversation was because he had left his girlfriend inside doing birthday shots and flirting with other men. Ruby is infuriated and leaves Josh.

A year later on a ferry ride Josh spots Ruby and re-introduces himself hoping to apologize to her. He tells her that their conversation affected him profoundly and he has quit his job in finance to work as a writer over the past year. Ruby tells him that she has been living in Hong Kong for the past year due to a promotion that temporarily relocated her there. In the spirit of honesty Josh tells Ruby he and his girlfriend are still together while Ruby tells Josh she also has a long-distance boyfriend. The two spend the night reconnecting and gradually feel themselves drifting together romantically once more. While slow dancing Josh is spotted by a friend of his girlfriend’s and Ruby is upset, feeling that they have been emotionally cheating with one another. She admits to Josh that her boyfriend is actually her fiancé and she is actually leaving Hong Kong within the week. Josh and Ruby split a cab to go home and Josh confesses that while he does not want to cheat on his girlfriend he does have feelings for Ruby.

The two sit in the cab outside Ruby’s apartment trying to decide whether Josh should leave to go home or whether he should go up to Ruby’s apartment. [wikipedia]