Event
[Screening] The Taste from Happy Island
October 29 2020 at 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Screening Schedule
29/10 (Thu) 8pm The Taste from Happy Island*
*With after-screening discussion (conducted in Cantonese).

To prevent Novel Coronavirus, the following measures will be implemented for The Taste from Happy Island screening:
- All audience must wear face masks
- Cinema staff have the right to deny the admission of any person with a temperature higher than 37.5°C or without wearing face masks

The Taste from Happy Island
Director: Lai Xueyi
Cast: Leila Kong, Ahn Zhe
China | 2019 | 91’ | In Cantonese and Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles | HD | Colour 
 
29/10 (Thu) 8pm
*Director of The Taste from Happy Island, Lai Xueyi, and director Ng Ho Yin will attend the after-screening talk. (conducted in Cantonese).  
 
Zhou Xiaoli was born in a big city Donggang and lived with her parents in a little room. The only happiness for her was the visit on a little island where she met a sparky boy. The boy gave her a Cinnamon roll made by his mom. At that moment, she tasted happiness and remembered it. 
 
When she grew up, she ran away from Donggang to Xizhou, became a dance teacher and encountered her husband Ren Dong. She became a housewife after marriage, but it did not lead her to happiness. Later, she met Li Xiaozhou on Happy Island… 
 
In the beautiful nature, Li and Zhou cured each other by food, and overcame the difficulty. This film integrates taste with space, exploring the meanings of ‘happy’ and ‘nestled’ through a self-improvement experience of a woman.
 
Tickets will be available for sales on mid-September.
 
Ticket price: $80 / 64*
*20% off discount for full-time students and senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder. Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission.
*20% off for each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets.

Programme enquiry: 2582 0248 

Co-presented by: Hong Kong Arts Centre, HERE DESIGN
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