Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: May 28-June 3

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 May, 2015, 11:29pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 01 September, 2015, 6:03pm

Shot entirely inside a car, Jafar Panahi's Berlin Golden Bear-winning film is an indignant self-portrait that humorously considers the misfortune of the Iranian auteur working under absurd restraints. (Opens May 28)

 

The a cappella group the Barden Bellas are back for another round of musical battles and girl bonding with this sequel, which is arguably bigger, glossier and even funnier than the 2012 original. (Opens May 28)

 

Revisiting the central theme of his 2009 debut I Killed My Mother, French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan pits a middle-aged mother against her 15-year-old son in this epic melodrama. (Opens May 28)

 

Alternately brazen and earnest, this adaptation of serialised internet fiction is far more than a casual send-up of the Prison on Fire movies. (Opens May 28)

 

Based on Amélie Nothomb's 2007 novel, this bittersweet romance between a Japan-loving Belgian girl and a French-loving student in Tokyo takes a whimsical look at discoveries both cultural and personal. (Opens May 28)