Opening Films: Taiwan Blockbuster Your Name Engraved Herein; and French Comedy Two of Us
This year opens with Taiwan blockbuster Your Name Engraved Herein, this romantic coming-of-age film about two high school boys has already captured the hearts of many audiences. The Leading actors Chen Hao-Sen and Tseng Ching-Hua have raised to be the hottest stars in Taiwan. receiving 5 Golden Horse nominations, the film has already grossed over NT$80 million domestically since its release last month.
The other opening film is French comedy Two of Us. Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, appears to everybody to be neighbours, but the fact is they have been secretly in love for decades until an unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to unravel the truth about them gradually. Two of Us explores a love story transcending age; one that is seldom presented on the silver screen.
2020 HKLGFF opening tickets go on sale on October 28 and other films will be available on October 30. Ticket price for the opening film is $150 and regular screenings $95. For more information, please visit www.hklgff.hk or official Facebook page.