John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw and Colin Farrell in a scene from The Lobster, in which single people have 45 days to find a mate or be turned into an animal of their choosing.

Hit list: 5 things to do in Hong Kong this week (May 13-19)

A bizarre satirical film, a former Mandarin Oriental chef’s new French restaurant, afternoon teas, a theatrical revival and an unusual performance space may tempt you this week

LAUGH out loud at The Lobster , a darkly funny, dystopian film starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz.

A scene from The Big Big Day. Photo: Chung Ying Theatre

WATCH a revival of The Big Big Day , an award-winning comedy drama that looks at how one already fragmented family comes undone in time of crisis.

Maison Eight in Tsim Sha Tsui.
ENJOY modern French classic dishes from Former Mandarin Oriental chef Joe Chan in a fine-dining setting at the newly opened Maison Eight in Tsim Sha Tsui.
WING in Chai Wan.
CHECK out WING, a small venue tucked away at the top of an industrial building in Chai Wan where Hong Kong’s visual and performing artists meet.
The Pandora's Box afternoon tea set at French Window Brasserie and Bar at the IFC Mall in Central.
NIBBLE on rose angel cake with gold flakes, foie gras macarons and other unusual treats with our guide to the places offering a new spin on afternoon tea in Hong Kong.