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July 2023

Focus Hong Kong returns to BFI Southbank in London for a special programme of recent hits and restored classics

Focus Hong Kong brings the very best in new and classic Hong Kong cinema to London in July, with a diverse programme of screenings at the prestigious BFI Southbank. Films include three of the most acclaimed and popular Hong Kong films of the year, with the UK Premieres of all-star crime epic Where the Wind Blows from award-winning director Philip Yung and horror anthology and international festival favourite Let it Ghost, and a special screening of social justice courtroom thriller A Guilty Conscience, one of the biggest box office hits of 2023 so far. Also included is the UK Premiere of a new 4K version of the Hong Kong New Wave classic Nomad, re-edited by director Patrick Tam after being heavily censored on its original release, starring the immortal Leslie Cheung in an early breakthrough role, screening to mark the 20th anniversary of Cheung’s tragic passing in 2003.


July 2023 screenings supported by the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office London.


See the strand now at BFI Southbank.

Related films

Where the Wind Blows

Philip Yung’s latest is a star-studded crime epic set in the dangerous era of 1960s Hong Kong

A Guilty Conscience

One of the biggest Hong Kong hits of the year and a hugely entertaining underdog court thriller

Let it Ghost

A new Hong Kong horror anthology featuring three stories mixing the supernatural and social issues

Nomad (4K Restoration, Director’s Cut)

The Hong Kong New Wave classic gets a stunning new restoration and edit from director Patrick Tam, screening to mark the 20th anniversary of the passing of Leslie Cheung