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29+1 (2017)

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 ... See full summary »

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Kearen Pang

Writers:

Kearen Pang (adaptation), Kearen Pang (original play)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chrissie Chau ... Christy Lam
Joyce Cheng ... Wong Tin-Lok
Babyjohn Choi ... Cheung Hon-Ming
Benjamin Yeung ... Yeung Tsz-Ho
Elaine Jin ... Elaine
Jan Lamb ... Mr. Leung
Joey Leung Joey Leung ... Mr. Sihn
Gregory Wong Gregory Wong ... Jeff Lee
Eric Kot ... Sun
Lawrence Cheng ... Uncle Dan
Catherine Chau ... Jennifer
Kwok Keung Cheung ... K. K. Cheung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vivian Chan Vivian Chan ... Iris
Aaron Chow Aaron Chow ... Jason
Siuman Joanna Ko Siuman Joanna Ko ... Yan Tsing
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Storyline

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 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 ...

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

26 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

29-sai mondai See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$243,251
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

Fake A Smile (For Hector)
Composed, Lyrics & Performed by Subyub Lee.
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a mindfulness film
29 April 2017 | by j_joan_joanneSee all my reviews

This is a movie that every girl should watch before they turn to the woman stage. you won't be disappointed if you have experienced any anxiety and failure in your late 20s.This film was adapted from the director's own solo play, which was a great success in Hong Kong. The film is even better than the play in my opinion because the director gives more dimensions to the two main female lead and the movie setting is much more mature after the eighth re-run of the solo play.


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