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Our Time Will Come (2017)

Ming yue ji shi you (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama, War | 7 July 2017 (USA)
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In Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, a school teacher and her would-be-fiancé link up with Chinese guerrilla fighters, forging their own path to freedom.

Director:

Ann Hui

Writers:

Jiping He (screenplay) (as Kei-Ping Ho), Shiu-wa Lou (script consultant)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Xun Zhou ... Fong Lan
Eddie Peng ... Blackie Lau
Wallace Huo ... Lee Gam-Wing
Deannie Ip ... Mrs. Fong (as Deannie Yip)
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... Ben
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephen Au Stephen Au ... Leung Fok
Meili Cao Meili Cao ... Female Fugitive
Alexander Mong Wah Chan ... Big Eyeballs
Chit-Man Chan ... Nanjing Spy
Julian Chan Julian Chan ... Young Ben
Kin-Ho Chan Kin-Ho Chan ... Mak Jung
Shiu Ting Chang Shiu Ting Chang ... Wong Gun Fong
Furueru Charisman Furueru Charisman ... Japanese Sergeant
Siu-Fai Cheung ... Captain Chow (as Eddie Cheung)
Joman Chiang ... Leung Wan
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Storyline

1941. Hong Kong is under Japanese occupation. The anti-Japanese Dongjiang guerilla unit is tasked with rescuing cultural figures and extracting them from the besieged city. Primary school teacher, Fang Lan and her mother are trying to live out this difficult period in a small run-down flat in Wanchai. After the schools are shut down, Lan unwittingly finds herself involved in the guerillas' mission to save novelist Mao Dun. In the process, she meets Blackie Lau, the intrepid sharpshooter captain of the guerillas' Urban and Firearms unit. Taking notice of Lan's calm, smart nature, Blackie recruits her to join the guerillas. Worried for her daughter's safety, Lan's mother volunteers to take Lan's place as a courier, only to be arrested on the job. To save her mother, Lan is forced to turn to Wing, who now works for the Japanese.

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Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

China | Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin | Japanese

Release Date:

7 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Our Time Will Come See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,619, 9 July 2017

Gross USA:

$114,560

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,484,714
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Surround 7.1 | Datasat (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A Bit Too Staged, But Good Acting and Interesting Directing Choice
19 July 2017 | by wanghui138138See all my reviews

I appreciated this film because of my love for Zhou Xun's subtle, edgy acting style as well as the director's choice to make the 'modern-day' part of the film into a pseudo- documentary starring Tony Leung-Kar-wai. The story itself would have been more touching if the lighting and staging were less vibrant/staged. I'm not sure whether the fakeness of the dialogue and mise-en-scene are intentional, but it turned me off to a film dedicated to a nationally traumatic time for Greater China. It instantly reminded me of pro-CCP propaganda dramas... Shout out to the handsome and very talented two male actors! I had little faith in them but they proved me wrong this time around. :)


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