Kankuro Kudo’s anarchic Japanese comedy Too Young to Die! is the Audience Award Winner of the 15th New York Asian Film Festival, which came to a close on Saturday night.
NAME OF FILM: 10 YEARS
DIRECTOR(S): Jevons Au Zune Kwok
STARRING: Jevons Au Fun-Kei Chan Peter Chan
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Five thought-provoking shorts imagine what Hong Kong will be like ten years from now. In Extras two genial low-level gangsters are hired to stage an attack but they're mere sacrificial lambs in a political conspiracy. Rebels strive to preserve destroyed homes and objects as specimens in the mesmerizing Season of the End. In Dialect a taxi driver struggles to adjust after Putonghua displaces Cantonese as Hong Kong's only official language.
The lineup was released this week for the 15th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 22 to July 5 at the Film Society and July 6 to 9 at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street).