Hawthorn Tree to close Hong Kong Asian Film Festival

08:40, September 27, 2010      

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Directed by Zhang Yimou, Under The Hawthorn Tree, is a pure love story that strikes a chord with the audience. (Photo: CNTV.cn)

Director Zhang Yimou's latest romance film "Under the Hawthorn Tree" will be screened at the closing of this year's Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, mtime.com reports.

The Hong Kong film "Dong Feng Po," starring Ella Koon and Lawrence Chou, has also been chosen to show at the festival.

This year's HKAFF runs from October 22 to November 8. Actress Karena Lam's film "Lover's Discourse" (Lian Ren Xu Yu) and Hong Kong actor Juno Mak's "Fuchouzhe Zhi Si" (translated as "The Death of Avenger") will be the opening films.

The Hong Kong Asian Film Festival has been a platform for showcasing new Asian films since 2004.

Source: CRIENGLISH.com

(Editor:王寒露)

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