No.7 Cherry Lane (Ji Yuan Tai Qi Hao)
Section: World Cinema
Country: Hong Kong | Year: 2019
Language(s): Mandarin, Cantonese, French | Time: 125 mins
Hong Kong, 1967. Ziming, an undergraduate, is entangled between his amorous feelings for Mrs Yu, a self-exiled mother from Taiwan in the White Terror period, and her beautiful daughter, Meiling. He takes them to different movies and through a series of magical moments on the big screen, forbidden passions are revealed.
Yonfan has made 13 movies, and first received international notice at Berlinale with the gay-themed drama, Bishonen (Mei shao nian zhi lian, 1998). His last feature, Prince of Tears (Lei wangzi, 2009), was Hong Kong's selection to compete in the Oscar race forBest Foreign Language Film, and was selected in competition at the 2009 Venice Film Festival.