The 1st FFFI Winning Film Projects Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau first launched the First Feature Film Initiative (FFFI) in March 2013 to ...
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A group of four telecommunications employees at Pegasus Broadband, headlined by Francis Ng in his most charming role in recent memory, begrudgingly join the company dragon boat team hoping ... See full summary »
A paralyzed and hopeless Hong Kong man meets his new Filipino domestic worker who has put her dream on hold and came to the city to earn a living. These two strangers live under the same ... See full summary »
Oliver Siu Kuen Chan
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong,
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The 1st FFFI Winning Film Projects Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau first launched the First Feature Film Initiative (FFFI) in March 2013 to identify new talents through a competition on screenplay and production proposals. In the year of 1984, Sino-British Joint Declaration was signed and the future of Hong Kong became unclear. In the stream of history, this story of a baseball team beneath the Lion Rock had gradually been forgotten: In that year, 'Shatin Martins', the first Hong Kong youth baseball team, was formed. The 10 young players were living an uneasy and restless life as Hong Kong. Being humiliated by one defeat after another, the faith of 'Shatin Mart their strong rival, the Japanese Buffalo ins' hanged in the balance. However, the hardship only brought out their bravery to surmount themselves and overcome the struggles. Living in the golden age, these players ignited their glory with every game as they grew together with their ...
Well I'm not comparing this to the Charlie Sheen movie, but I thought this would be a fun summary line. I hope no one is offended or led to the wrong conclusion. Which only could happen, if you didn't read on. Having said all that, this is a story about outsiders. Fish out of water, people overcoming odds and however else you want to call the underdogs here.
So while it will have quite a few "cliches" in it, the overall ark is still interesting to watch and there is tension overall. Not to mention some fun you can have along the way (again not a comedy, rather a drama with some fun moments). Nicely played and acted - if that sounds like something you can enjoy that is.
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