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SFS Talkies @ Filmgarde Bugis: WONDER MAMA (NC16)

What Ah-Oi is a 49-year-old librarian whose world is shattered when her teenage maid is impregnated by her 70-year-old father, and her mother is making the house an impossible place to live. Ah-Oi is torn between her parents' divorce at an old age, the pressure of raising the new-born, her missing husband and her 30-year-old unemployed son who still lives with her. With exclusive post-screening dialogue with director Clifton Ko and star Fung Bobo.
When 15 June 2015 (Monday), 7:15pm
Where Filmgarde Bugis+
Level 5, Bugis+ 201 Victoria Street Singapore 188067
Admission

Admission for SFS members only -- flash your membership card to go in. You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel membership card.  Non-members may sign up online or at the door -- we will issue membership on the spot.  No tickets will be sold.  Free seating.  Our booth will open 30 mins before the screening time.

 

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*With post-screening dialogue with director Clifton Ko and star Fung Bobo.

**Please note that this screening is in original Cantonese, with Chinese and English subtitles.

WONDER MAMA 妈咪侠

Dir. Clifton Ko 高志森

2014 | Hong Kong | Drama / Comedy | In Cantonese with Chinese & English subtitles | 96min | NC16 (Some Coarse Language)

Cast: Fung Bobo 冯宝宝, Susan Shaw 邵音音, Kenneth Tsang 曾江, Babyjohn Choi 蔡瀚亿, Tse Kwan Ho 谢君豪 

Synopsis:  Ah-Oi is a 49-year-old librarian whose world is shattered when her teenage maid is impregnated by her 70-year-old father, and her mother is making the house an impossible place to live. Ah-Oi is torn between her parents' divorce at an old age, the pressure of raising the new-born, her missing husband and her 30-year-old unemployed son who still lives with her.

来年五十岁的阿爱是个安份守已的图书馆管理员,日复一日重复着单调的工作。正想提早退休之际,家中芳龄二十的傭人意外怀孕,孩子的爸却是阿爱高龄七十岁的老爸。老妈闹得天翻地覆,宅男儿子三十不立帮不上忙,此时失踪十年的丈夫还突然捎来消息!一心只想平静过生活的阿爱,每天几乎都快心脏病发,而她唯一的慰籍,是假借看病之名,去找一位比她年轻十几岁的俊俏医生。鬼才导演高志森用一贯轻松幽默的手法,将香港「女人五十」的困境与焦虑表现得淋漓尽致。冯宝宝的演出细腻动人,惊喜处处,堪称从影以来巅峰之作,加上曾江、邵音音等一帮实力派演员大斗演技,令人大呼过瘾。夸张戏谑之余,也对于现代家庭下了温暖又包容的定义。