The Movie Emperor

Ning Hao | China | 2023 | 120'
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Sun 12 May H 17:00
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Original title
The Movie Emperor
Synopsis
Lau Wai-Chi is a star in the cinema of Hong Kong, adored by millions of fans and obsessed by his rivals. Having decided to change his image, he accepts the role of a pig farmer in a small independent film, convinced that this incursion into the cinema of miserabilism will be exactly what foreign film festivals want. An entertaining satirical comedy starring the legendary Chinese actor, Andy Lau.
Cast
Andy Lau
Films Distribution
Asian Shadows
Production
Huanxi Media
Editing
Liu Xiaodan, Wang Ang, Daniel Yu
Cinematography
Wang Boxue
Editing
Du Yuan
Language
Chinese
Subtitles
English, Italian
Premiere
Italian premiere
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Biography
Ning Hao was born in the province of Shanxi in China in 1977. He graduated in directing from the Beijing Film Academy. In 2003, his debut feature film Incense had its world premiere at Locarno where it received awards and praise, as did his following film, Mongolian Ping-pong, presented at the Berlinale in 2005, where it won the Audience Award. He then made some box-office hits in China such as the comedies Crazy Racer (2009), No Man’s Land (2013) and Breakup Buddies(2014).
Filmography
2023 - The Movie Emperor, ff
2019 - Crazy Alien, ff
2014 - Breakup Buddies, ff
2013 - No Man’s Land, ff
2012 - Guns and Roses, ff
2009 – Crazy Racer, ff
2006 – Crazy Stone, ff
2005 – Mongolian Ping Pong, ff
2003 - Incense, ff

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