Bends – Chinese Spotlight 2014
Monday, April 28th, 2014 – 8:00PM
Hong Kong | 2013 | 96 min
8:00 PM – Big Newport Theater
Carina Lau, Kun Chen, Stephanie Che, Yuan Tian, Lawrence Cheng
$40 Film and Party/$18 Film Only/$30 Party Only
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A prosperous housewife and her chauffeur begin an unlikely friendship amidst the pressures of Hong Kong society and the city’s increasingly complex relationship with mainland China. Each of the two face their own difficulties, the driver struggling to find a way to bring his young daughter and pregnant wife across the border from a bordering mainland province, even as he easily crosses the border chauffeuring for the housewife, while she tries to keep up the facade of her ostentatious lifestyle after the sudden disappearance of her husband amid financial turmoil.
|Chinese Spotlight Film & Party
Please join us for the Newport Beach Film Festival’s Pacific Rim Showcase, celebrating the best in Asian and Australian film. Hosted by Newport Beach Magazine, featuring live entertainment and hors d’oeuvres prepared by award-winning restaurants. Hosted bar by Stella Artois.
Dress: Cocktail Attire suggested/ Outdoor event – coat or jacket recommended
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Price: $40 Film and Party/$18 Film Only/$30 Party Only
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