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Just held its world premiere at the Hong Kong International Film Festival in April, TIME (SAK CHOOK GOR WONG FUN) not only had good reviews in Hong Kong but also was invited to the Rotterdam Film Festival for its European premiere earlier. In addition, TIME has been selected to participated in the Udine Far East Film Festival and compete in the Create Hong Kong, Hong Kong economic, trade and cultural office and Hong Kong International Film Festival organized new director competition.
The 84 year old Patrick Tse Yin (Sei Gor) and the 66 year old Petrina Fung Bo Bo's break out performance in the film has been seen as challenging new heights. Sei Gor after hearing the news responded by quoting the film, "Do you think I am playing!" and proved that he was as sharp as ever. Sister Bo Bo excitedly said, "I am very happy! I want to fly over there and feel it , to me the selection is the best present for the entire team!" Producer Gordon Lam Ka Tung said, "It's a great encouragement. I would like the most for the audience after watching TIME to stop and think, perhaps we can pay a little more attention!"
Director Ricky Ko Chi Bun said about competing for the Udine Far East Film Festival new director with his directing debut. "Of course I am happy about the nomination, I have to thank two elders and all the actors. They made the characters even more dimensional."