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Looking for Lucky

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A rousing dog and man comedy composed of just 61 shots, and set in Shenyang in northeastern China, where people argue continuously. The film takes off from the premises of an MA student losing his professor’s dog and must enlist his father’s help to retrieve it, lest his prospects of a tutorship vanishes. A biting satire on every conceivable ill in modern Society, and an endearing portrait of a father-and-son relationship.

Director:  Jiang Jiachen
Stars:  Ding Xinhe, Hai Yu

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A rousing dog and man comedy composed of just 61 shots, and set in Shenyang in northeastern China, where people argue continuously. The film takes off from the premises of an MA student losing his professor’s dog and must enlist his father’s help to retrieve it, lest his prospects of a tutorship vanishes. A biting satire on every conceivable ill in modern Society, and an endearing portrait of a father-and-son relationship.


Collections: Jiang Jiachen

Tagline: Full of humorous and lively conversations, the film captures the rhythms of real life, in which absurdity is part of living

Genres: Comedy

Details

Country:   China Hong Kong
Language:  普通话

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Youku, Heyi Pictures Company

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 40 min

A rousing dog and man comedy composed of just 61 shots, and set in Shenyang in northeastern China, where people argue continuously.

#The film takes off from the premises of an MA student losing his professor’s dog and must enlist his father’s help to retrieve it, lest his prospects of a tutorship vanishes. A biting satire on every conceivable ill in modern Society, and an endearing portrait of a father-and-son relationship.

“A rousing dog-and-man comedy set in Shenyang in northeastern China, where people argue continuously. An MA student loses his professor’s dog and must enlist his father’s help to retrieve it, lest his prospective tutorship vanish. Full of humorous and lively conversations, the film captures the rhythms of real life, in which absurdity is part of living. Emerging director Jiang Jiachen delivers a biting satire on every conceivable illness in modern society, along with an endearing father-and-son relationship.” [HKIFF]