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dir. 黄浩然 Amos Why
2018 | Hong Kong | In Cantonese with English & Chinese subtitles | 98 mins | PG13 – Some Coarse Language 些许粗俗语言

Nominated for Best Film Editing at the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards

Siu-yu, a financial analyst who has been working to complete a budget analysis for an investment bank, finds that a file containing confidential information has been mysteriously deleted. Her colleague, Dylan, from the I.T. Department, also has no luck tracing the missing file. Soon after, their boss, John receives a ransom email from someone called K Kidnapper, demanding just $190,000 worth of ransom. The ransom must be paid in three days, otherwise, they will share the information with the public. Siu-yu’s superior, Irene, fnds her ex-husband, Tong Fu, a police detective to discreetly carry out an investigation in an attempt to maintain stock prices. While Tong Fu demands everyone to stay in a service apartment, an employee is found missing; a technical officer resigns, everyone is a suspect! Demanding just $190,000 worth of ransom, K Kidnapper is on the move. What secret lies behind the mystery?

 

NAPPING KID is preceded by Amos Why’s short film MYSELF FOUND 搵翻自己

 

2018 | Hong Kong | In Cantonese with English & Chinese subtitles | 14 mins | PG

This short film is created based on a true story. During the Asian Financial crisis at the end of 1997, the music recording industry was experiencing a downturn. Having spent the first half of his life as the producer in the music industry, Thomas got fired from his job and was rejected when applying to be a security guard at the cemetery. He decided to move to Taiwan in search of a new lease of life. Before departing, he sold all the vinyl records from his longtime personal collections. In the summer of 2017, during his brief return to Hong Kong, Thomas revisited a second-hand vinyl record store for the first time in 20 years. As the protagonist and the city of Hong Kong are both on the verge of entering middle-age, can they rediscover their true self?

 

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