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Office (2015)

Office (2015)

Film
Saturday, April 9
11:10 pm
Cost: Free
Following the Lehman Brothers collapse of the 2008 financial crisis, Miss Chang prepares to list her billion-dollar company on the stock exchange. Before the shares go public, she learns her chairman's promises may not be easy for him to keep. A stylish musical boasting a unique mixture of intrigue, romance, and humor Office is a rare treat you won't want to miss.

An official Marquee International Film Festival selection

China, Hong Kong| 119 min |DCP | Dir. Johnnie To

In the 2008 global financial crisis following the Lehman Brothers collapse, feared and respected CEO Miss Chang (Sylvia Chang) prepares to list her billion-dollar company on the stock exchange. Chairman Ho Chung-ping (Chow Yun-fat) — once their mentor, now her ally and lover — has promised her a wealth of shares in the company when it goes public. But when an audit exposes layer after layer of covert power plays and backroom dealings, it seems that the Chairman's promises may not be so easy for him to keep. A stylish, fascinating musical boasting a unique mixture of intrigue, romance, and humor OFFICE is a rare treat you won't want to miss.

"This boardroom tuner charmingly mines humor, romance and no shortage of eccentric lyrics from the world of spreadsheets and stock portfolios, but its real achievement is a formal and conceptual one, conjuring a tongue-in-cheek vision of modern capitalism in splendidly Brechtian terms"-Justin Chang, Variety

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An official Marquee International Film Festival selection

China, Hong Kong| 119 min |DCP | Dir. Johnnie To

In the 2008 global financial crisis following the Lehman Brothers collapse, feared and respected CEO Miss Chang (Sylvia Chang) prepares to list her billion-dollar company on the stock exchange. Chairman Ho Chung-ping (Chow Yun-fat) — once their mentor, now her ally and lover — has promised her a wealth of shares in the company when it goes public. But when an audit exposes layer after layer of covert power plays and backroom dealings, it seems that the Chairman's promises may not be so easy for him to keep. A stylish, fascinating musical boasting a unique mixture of intrigue, romance, and humor OFFICE is a rare treat you won't want to miss.

"This boardroom tuner charmingly mines humor, romance and no shortage of eccentric lyrics from the world of spreadsheets and stock portfolios, but its real achievement is a formal and conceptual one, conjuring a tongue-in-cheek vision of modern capitalism in splendidly Brechtian terms"-Justin Chang, Variety

Watch the Trailer!

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