Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The film is based on the true story of a producer Roger Lee (Andy Lau) who is raised by a servant Sister Peach (Deanie Ip). After decades of faithful service, she suffers a stroke and Roger must in turn care for her.
A Simple Life has won numerous awards including Best Actress at the Venice International Film Festival; Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress at the 48th Golden Horse Awards; and Best Actress and People's Choice – Best Actor at the 6th Asian Film Awards where Ann Hui received a Lifetime Achievement Award. It placed 28th on Time Out Hong Kong's list of top 100 Hong Kong films. It has eight nominations for the 31st Hong Kong Film Awards which take place later this month.
The screening takes place on Tuesday, April 10 at 7pm at the AMC Theatre at Yonge and Dundas. First Come, first served – arrive early.
Free Screening : A Simple Life
Reel Asian has partnered with China Lion Film Distribution, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office and the Asian Institute at University of Toronto to present a FREE advanced screening of Hong Kong drama A Simple Life.