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Moscow IFF Competition: Revenge: A Love Story/Fuk Sau Che Chi Sei

Nina Boyarshinova 2011-06-22

Wong Ching Po, known for his thriller Jiang Hu (aka Gong Wu, Blood Brothers, 2004) about Hong Kong gangs with Andy Lau and Jacky Cheung, screens his fifth feature film Revenge: A Love Story in competition at the Moscow IFF. The director co-wrote the script with pop-singer Juno Mac, who also takes the lead role.


revenge_a_love.jpgThe films recounts terrible crimes committed in two villages near Hong Kong, where a maniac brutally murders pregnant women and cuts their unborn children from their bellies. The press calls him "The Dissector." When the police begins the investigation, one of the victims has survived, giving the detectives some clues.

The European Premiere was at Terracotta Far East Film Festival in 2011 (www.terracottafestival.com) and the Korean premiere was at the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (www.pifan.com).

The budget of the movie is $2.1 million, and the world sales are managed by All Rights Entertainment Limited (www.allrightsentertainment.com)

The producers told FNE that this is second project from ETA Limited. Their first film was Dream Home which had a successful theatrical run and did well in North America.

The cast includes Japanese erotic film star Aoi Sola, who is also a celebrity in China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

Revenge: A Love Story has also been selected to the Pi-Fan in South Korea.

revenge_a_love.jpgThe producers said that at the recent Cannes Film Festival, more than 10 programmers worldwide expressed interest in the film, and they are now in discussions with five potential buyers. The movie was sold during Cannes film market to nine European territories and will have its theatrical release by the end of 2011. Producers are now in negotiating with distributors from North America.

Credits:

Director - Ching-Po Wong

Screenwriter - Juno Mak, Lai-yin Leung, Ching-Po Wong

Cinematographer - Jimmy Wong

Music - Dan Findlay

Film Editing: Ka-Fai Cheung, Ching-Po Wong

Production company - 852 Films

Producer - Conroy Chan Chi-Chung

Executive producer - Andrew Ooi

Co-production -

Distribution - Lark Films Distribution (2010) (Hong Kong) (theatrical) (as UA Films)

Panorama Distributions (2011) (Hong Kong) (DVD)

Panorama Distributions (2011) (Hong Kong) (DVD) (Blu-ray)

World Sales - All Rights Entertainment Limited

Cast:

Juno Mak

Sola Aoi

Siu-hou Chin

Tony Ho

Tony Liu

Production contacts:

852 Films

852films.com

Lark Films Distribution (Hong Kong)

18/F Asian House 1 Hennessy Road Wan Chai,

Hong Kong

Telephone:852-31041790

Fax: 852-29562828

Panorama Distributions (Hong Kong)

32/F, Block 2, Vigor Industrial Building,

49-53 Ta Chuen Ping Street Kwai Chung N.T.

Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2366 9633

Fax: (852) 2721 7056

All Rights Entertainment Limited

HK Office:

5A - Blk A - Hang Lok Building - 130 Wing Lok St- Sheung Wan - Hong Kong

Tel : +852 2388 6007

Fax : +852 2544 8003

Paris Office:

13 rue Bonaparte - 75006 Paris - France

Tel: (+ 33) (0)9 51 07 33 00

Fax: (+ 33) (0)1 47 27 54 92

No CNC: 2847


SPONSORED by Moscow International Film Festival
http://www.moscowfilmfestival.ru/

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