Larine Tang and Chiu Sin-hang in a still from Part-time Girlfriend (category IIB, Cantonese), directed by Cheng Fung-laam.
Larine Tang and Chiu Sin-hang in a still from Part-time Girlfriend (category IIB, Cantonese), directed by Cheng Fung-laam.

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Part-time Girlfriend movie review: dating and sexual shenanigans in Hong Kong comedy with an utterly hypocritical romantic twist

  • A man who enjoys hiring part-time girlfriends falls for a student offering PTGF services – and ends up agonising over whether she is offering sex to other men
  • What could have been a dark, funny satire on a seedy subculture is instead curtailed by director Cheng Fung-laam’s desire to have his cake and eat it too

Larine Tang and Chiu Sin-hang in a still from Part-time Girlfriend (category IIB, Cantonese), directed by Cheng Fung-laam.
Larine Tang and Chiu Sin-hang in a still from Part-time Girlfriend (category IIB, Cantonese), directed by Cheng Fung-laam.
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