Beijing residents are moving further south where the impact of heavy pollution is less severe.
Starring Eric Tsang, Shawn Yue and Elaine Jin, Mad World talks about the life of a bipolar disorder rehabilitator with his father after he is released from a psychiatric hospital. As both men are in deep remorse for the accident that caused the death of the mother, tension and anxiety boil over in a tiny subdivided flat.
The 29-year-old director Wong Chun and his girlfriend, screenwriter Florence Chan, have sought to confront the issues mental illness rehabilitators face in society, as well as the mending of broken relationships between family members.
Mad World is one of three films selected in 2014 under the First Feature Film Initiative supported by the Hong Kong Film Development Council with HKD$2 million funding. The film opens March 30th in Hong Kong.
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Most people look for a place to hide when a typhoon is on the horizon, but Atsushi Shimizu hopes that the fury of nature may one day help resource-poor Japan tackle its energy woes.
Miru Wong took over the family business of embroidered shoes after she graduated. he rebranded Sindart for her honours project and redesigned the pattern to attract younger generations and tourists.
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