Mad World (2016)

Introduction

Mad World (Cantonese: 一念無明) is a 2016 Hong Kong drama film directed by Wong Chun and starring Shawn Yue, Eric Tsang, Elaine Jin and Charmaine Fong.

Outline

Tung, a former financial analyst who is struggling with bipolar disorder, is placed in the custody of his truck-driver father after being dismissed from a mental health institution.

Cast

  • Shawn Yue as Tung.
  • Eric Tsang as Tung’s father.
  • Elaine Jin as Tung’s mother.
  • Charmaine Fong as Jenny.

Trivia

  • It is Wong’s directorial debut after winning the First Feature Film Initiative.
  • It was selected as the Hong Kong entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Wong Chun.
  • Producer(s): Derek Chiu and Heiward Mak.
  • Writer(s): Florence Chan.
  • Music: Yusuke Hatano.
  • Cinematography: Zhang Ying.
  • Editor(s): Wong Chun.
  • Production: Mad World Limited.
  • Distributor(s): Golden Scene.
  • Release Date: 08 September 2016 (Toronto International Film Festival) and 30 March 2017 (Hong Kong).
  • Running Time: 101 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Hong Kong.
  • Language: Cantonese.

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