Comrades: Almost A Love Story
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At the 17th edition of Five Flavors, as last year, there is a system of booking seats at cinema screenings for accreditation and pass holders. It is important to us that we take care not to overcrowd the rooms and avoid queues at the entrance.
Only a reservation guarantees you a seat at a screening!
The reservation system is very simple and is based on similar principles as buying tickets for individual screenings - just login to your account, visit the page of the selected film and click "book". Detailed information can be found below.
Please make reservations only for the screenings you wish to attend. Reservations can be cancelled, even at the last minute - please remember this and always cancel your reservation if you cancel your screening - this will allow other viewers to use the available space.
Reservations will be possible from Tuesday, 14 November from 12:00 p.m. for all the festival's films.
Reservation of seats
for pass and accreditation holders
Tuesday, November 14, 12:00 pm
If you decide to attend a screening at the last minute or for any other reason you do not book in advance, and there are seats available in the auditorium, your booking will be made "automatically" at the entrance to the auditorium after scanning your pass.
For most of the screenings there will be free seats before the show itself. However, please pay special attention to the screenings of those films that we only show in the cinema - we expect the highest attendance at these screenings.
You can use an electronic pass by presenting it to ticket takers on your phone screen.
When Jun comes from China to Hong Kong, Qiao is already there. The self-confident girl has a job at a McDonald's, a roguish smile, and a clear vision of her future. She already knows how to navigate the urban labyrinth, while Jun is still learning its topography. Their joint migrant experience and the need for closeness drive the two to spend more and more time with each other. Do they have a chance for a future together? Jun is planning to marry the sweetheart he left in his village, while Qiao is ready to reach for the stars.
This full-blooded melodrama, spiced up with elements of a romantic comedy, is one of the most beautiful love stories of contemporary cinema. Maggie Cheung shines in the role of Qiao, and Christopher Doyle, Wong Kar Wai's cinematographer of choice, appears on the screen in an autobiographical episode. The city is a character in its own right, both as a pitfall for the protagonists, and as their biggest life chance.
Director, screenwriter and producer. Born in Hong Kong in 1962, he was raised in Thailand and studied in the US. He began his career as the assistant of John Woo at the set of "Heroes Shed No Tears" in 1986. His first success was the 1991 film "Alan and Eric: Between Hello and Goodbye," starring Maggie Cheung. Then Chan went on to direct a series of enthusiastically received mainstream productions. In 2000, he was one of the co-founders of the Applause Pictures production company. He currently works in China, making high-budget films. His last picture "Leap," a story of a female volleyball team starring Gong Li, was China's Oscar candidate.
1991 Seung sing goo si / Alan & Eric: Between Hello and Goodbye
1994 Gam chi yuk yip / He's a Woman, She's a Man
1996 Historia pewnej przyjaźni / Tian mi mi / Comrades: Almost A Love Story
2005 Ru guo · Ai / Perhaps Love
2007 Władcy wojny / Tau ming chong / The Warlords
2011 Wu xia
2020 Duo guan / Leap