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  • 29 + 1 (2017)
  • 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
29 + 1 (2017)
111 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

This is a story in 2005. Christy Lam is a typical city girl born and raised in Hong Kong. She is a month from turning 30, and has just begun to cope with the same struggles shared by most girls of the same age: the almost unbearable stress...See moreThis is a story in 2005. Christy Lam is a typical city girl born and raised in Hong Kong. She is a month from turning 30, and has just begun to cope with the same struggles shared by most girls of the same age: the almost unbearable stress at work, her aging but annoying parents, and her seemingly stable yet stagnant relationship. All of these only add to her fear for this next chapter of her life. Wong Tin-Lok, on the other hand, is also turning 30 soon, but leads a vastly different life. She has never been in love, and her job is taking her nowhere. And yet, she has always kept an optimistic attitude towards life. On the verge of her next chapter, she makes a bold decision to just pick up her bags and fulfill her childhood dream. They have never met each other, and their personalities are night and day. But as fate would have it, Christy makes a temporary move into Wong's apartment. Through exploring Wong's diary, Christy not only discovers that they share the same birthday, but also learns about the bits and pieces of Wong's life. As their virtual bond grows, Christy begins to appreciate Wong's alternate approach to life, so much so that it becomes an integral part of Christy's own. Who has entered whose world? Director Kearen Pang has skilfully adapted her extremely successful stage play, graciously opening her heart to wider audiences in this sensitive, uplifting film. See less
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Director
Writer
Kearen Pang (adaptation) (original play)
Producer
Composers
Ngai Lun Wong (original score) | Ying-Wah Wong (original score)
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Release date
May 26, 2017 (United States)

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24 cast members
Name Known for
Chrissie Chau
Christy Lam Christy Lam   See fewer
Joyce Cheng
Wong Tin-Lok Wong Tin-Lok   See fewer
Babyjohn Choi
Cheung Hon-Ming Cheung Hon-Ming   See fewer
Benjamin Yeung
Yeung Tsz-Ho Yeung Tsz-Ho   See fewer
Elaine Jin
Elaine Elaine   See fewer
Jan Lamb
Mr. Leung Mr. Leung   See fewer
Joey Leung
Mr. Sihn Mr. Sihn   See fewer
Gregory Wong
Jeff Lee Jeff Lee   See fewer
Lawrence Cheng
Uncle Dan Uncle Dan   See fewer
Catherine Chau
Jennifer Jennifer   See fewer
Kwok-Keung Cheung
K. K. Cheung K. K. Cheung   See fewer
Aaron Chow
Jason Jason   See fewer
Wing-Lam Fong
Young Christy Young Christy   See fewer
Siuman Joanna Ko
Yan Tsing Yan Tsing   See fewer
Cheok Mei Leong
Christy's Mother Christy's Mother   See fewer
Yee Tong
Doris (as Kathy Yuen) Doris (as Kathy Yuen)   See fewer
Eda Wong
La Casa co-worker La Casa co-worker   See fewer
Kawaii Wong
Tomato Tomato   See fewer
Sin-Kwong Wong
Christy's Father (as Xianguang Huang) Christy's Father (as Xianguang Huang)   See fewer
Ben Yuen
Christy's Uncle Christy's Uncle   See fewer
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