Mad World

  • Dir: Wong Chun

  • 2016, 101min, DCP

  • Cast: Shawn Yue, Eric Tsang, Elaine Jin, Charmaine Fong

From producers Derek Chiu and Heiward Mak, Mad World is the rare Hong Kong film that tackles the subject of mental illness. Director Wong Chun’s drama takes a humanist approach to the story of bipolar disorder-suffering Ah Tung (Shawn Yue), who was committed to a mental hospital after a horrible incident resulting the death of his ill mother (Elaine Jin). With the help of his estranged father (Eric Tsang), Ah Tung tries to step back into society. Yet soon they realize the tension between them is not the only confrontation that awaits them, but the cruel and unjust society which may not be so forgiving to Ah Tung.

30/11/2016 (Wed) : Post-screening discussion with director Wong Chun



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