The Drunkard (2010)

(Hong Kong Movie)
The Drunkard (2010) (DVD) Hong Kong Movie
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  • Title : The Drunkard (2010) / 酒徒
  • Running time: Appx. 106 minutes
  • Date of airing / In cinema : 2010
  • Listing date : 05 Jul 2011
  • Disc Qty : 1 pcs
  • Weight : 150(g)
  • Production country : Hong Kong

  • Cast by
  • Zhang Guo Zhu , Irene Wan
  • Synopsis
  • The film is based on the celebrated novel with the same name by Liu Yichang.

    Set in 1960's Hong Kong, this is the world in which writer Mr. Lau is forced to make a living writing popular martial-arts stories and pulp fiction, and seeks the only escape through alcohol. Often lost is drunken slupor, Lau can temporary forget, but can never after, the harsh reality of life.

    Lau meets and falls for the young and beautiful Lulu who works at a night club, and has a one night-stand affair with landlady Mrs. Wong which made him frustrated and depressed. His relationship with his mature but highly realistic girlfriend Lily also comes to a bitter end.

    Finally he meets Old Mrs. Lei who rents him a room and treats him like her son. But is her kindness and generosity a blessing or a curse for Lau and will it lead to his salvation or downfall?


    2010 (29th) Vancouver International Film Festival - Sept. 30-Oct. 15, 2010 - Dragons and Tigers *World Premiere

    2010 (15th) Pusan International Film Festival - October 7-15, 2010 - A Window on Asian Cinema

    2010 (7th) Hong Kong Asian Film Festival - October 22-November 8, 2010 - New Talent Award

    2011 (35th) Hong Kong International Film Festival - March 20 - April 5, 2011 - Hong Kong Panorama 2010-2011

    2011 (13th) Udine Far East Film - April 29-May 7, 2011 *European Premiere

  • Synopsis
  • The film is based on the celebrated novel with the same name by Liu Yichang.

    Set in 1960's Hong Kong, this is the world in which writer Mr. Lau is forced to make a living writing popular martial-arts stories and pulp fiction, and seeks the only escape through alcohol. Often lost is drunken slupor, Lau can temporary forget, but can never after, the harsh reality of life.

    Lau meets and falls for the young and beautiful Lulu who works at a night club, and has a one night-stand affair with landlady Mrs. Wong which made him frustrated and depressed. His relationship with his mature but highly realistic girlfriend Lily also comes to a bitter end.

    Finally he meets Old Mrs. Lei who rents him a room and treats him like her son. But is her kindness and generosity a blessing or a curse for Lau and will it lead to his salvation or downfall?


    2010 (29th) Vancouver International Film Festival - Sept. 30-Oct. 15, 2010 - Dragons and Tigers *World Premiere

    2010 (15th) Pusan International Film Festival - October 7-15, 2010 - A Window on Asian Cinema

    2010 (7th) Hong Kong Asian Film Festival - October 22-November 8, 2010 - New Talent Award

    2011 (35th) Hong Kong International Film Festival - March 20 - April 5, 2011 - Hong Kong Panorama 2010-2011

    2011 (13th) Udine Far East Film - April 29-May 7, 2011 *European Premiere