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