London East Asia Film Festival: Hand Rolled Cigarette

15

Info

Watch Trailer
  • Director: Chan Kin-Long
  • Running Time: 110 minutes
  • Certificate: 15
  • Genre: Drama
  • Country: Hong Kong

Former British colonial army Kwan Chiu (Gordon Lam) now makes money as a freelancer for local  gangs. In particular, he is a middleman between Hong Kong Boss Tai (Ben Yuen) and Taiwanese  triad leader Pickle (To Yin-gor), an arrangement that looks set to earn him a handsome payoff.  However, things are complicated by the appearance of small-time thief Mani (Bipin Karma), who  has stolen drugs from Tai’s men and ends up seeking refuge in Kwan’s apartment. Mani agrees to  share a cut of his profits with Kwan in return for protection, which the ex-soldier accepts,  compensation should the big deal fail. Which it does, with Kwan being held responsible. Chan Kin-Long’s neo-noir combines the suspense of a gangster thriller – replete with a stunning  climactic set-piece – with piercing social drama to impressive effect with his feature directorial  debut. 

Screening Times

Please check back soon for Screening Times.

If you would like to know when our new screenings arrive at the box office, please subscribe to our newsletter for weekly emails.