Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: June 25-July 1

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 24 June, 2015, 10:30pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 01 September, 2015, 6:02pm


With a preference for atmosphere over jolts of terror, this refreshing American horror flick is a testament to how far a great concept can go. It's one very creepy masterpiece. (Opens June 25)


Family dysfunction has rarely looked as comical as it does in director Maya Forbes' autobiographical drama, which remarkably features affectionate performances by all four of its lead actors. (Opens June 25)


The flaws in India's moribund judicial system are relentlessly exposed in this languidly paced and vigorously conceived drama by first-time director Chaitanya Tamhane. (Limited release from June 25)


Displaying a mix of girlishness and fierce wilfulness, Carey Mulligan dazzles as Bathsheba Everdene in Thomas Vinterberg's much-abbreviated adaptation of the classic Hardy novel. (Opens June 25)


Fate and coincidence are themes around which Soi Cheang builds his exhilarating action thriller, which boasts excellent fights among several of Asia's top martial arts actors. (Now showing)