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Filmasia 2023 - opening ceremony

Filmasia 2023 - opening ceremony

7.12. at 18:00 

Since 2005 festival Filmasia has presented contemporary dynamic Asian cinema. Every year ittakes place in the first week of December in Prague. Filmasia presents films that were shown allaround world and had great success at film festivals or domestic cinemas. We presented in Czechpremiere films by Park Chan-wook, Kim Ki-duk, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Johnnie To, Wong Kar-wai,Tsai Ming-liang, Takashi Miike, Bong Joon-ho and many others.

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Love After Love

The period melodrama tells the story of a young woman (Sandra Ma) who travels to Hong Kong in pursuit of education, but instead becomes charmed with the luxurious life of glamour girls accompanying rich and powerful men. Love After Love represents Ann Hui’s recent work characterized by subtle stories of individuals against the backdrop of important historical moments. This film is yet another example of her latest filmmaking, together with works such as The Golden Era (2014) or Our Time Will Come (2017), mixing opulent mise-en- scène with a reduced camera motion and focus on delicate gestures. Love After Love is also a good illustration of contemporary Hong Kong, as well as Chinese, cinema at its very best. The renowned director adapted the novel by Eileen Chang, a prominent novelist, and in leading roles cast shining stars Sandra Ma and Eddie Peng. The costumes are designed by Emi Wada whose filmography includes such hits as Hero (2002) or House of Flying Daggers (2004). The cinematographer Christopher Doyle was responsible for the visual aspect, and the score was composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Love After Love is not only a great film by Ann Hui, but also the collaboration of crucial figures of Asian cinema. Show more

2D CS/ES 12

7. 12. Thursday

159,00 18:00

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