Frozen (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version) Blu-ray Region A
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YesAsia Editorial Description
American-born Chinese girl Wingz (Janice Vidal) goes to Hong Kong with her father (Alfred Cheung) and her grandfather (Ti Lung) for a scientific conference. When her father abruptly passes away, Wingz is given a key to a lab housing the cryogenically frozen body of her mother Monica (Janice Man), whom was cryogenically preserved after she was injured in a car accident with her boyfriend Kit (Aarif Lee). After being accidentally awoken by Wingz, Monica ventures out into this new unfamiliar world to look for Kit, Wingz's real father. During the search, Wingz learns about her mother's romance with the young Kit and the obstacles they faced.
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|Product Title:||Frozen (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version) 為你鍾情 (Blu-ray) (香港版) 为你锺情 (Blu-ray) (香港版) 為你鍾情 （Blu-ray） （香港版） Frozen (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version)|
|Artist Name(s):||Janice Man (Actor) | Aarif Rahman (Actor) | Leon Lai (Actor) | Janice Vidal (Actor) | Alfred Cheung (Actor) | Siu Yam Yam (Actor) | Ti Lung (Actor) | Wilfred Lau (Actor) 文詠珊 (Actor) | 李 治廷 (Actor) | 黎明 (Actor) | 衛 蘭 (Actor) | 張堅庭 (Actor) | 邵音音 (Actor) | 狄龍 (Actor) | 劉浩龍 (Actor) 文咏珊 (Actor) | 李 治廷 (Actor) | 黎明 (Actor) | 卫 兰 (Actor) | 张坚庭 (Actor) | 邵音音 (Actor) | 狄龙 (Actor) | 刘浩龙 (Actor) 文詠珊 （ジャニス・マン） (Actor) | 李治廷（アーリフ・リー） (Actor) | 黎明（レオン・ライ） (Actor) | 衛蘭（ジャニス） (Actor) | 張堅庭（アルフレッド・チョン） (Actor) | 邵音音（シウ・ヤムヤム） (Actor) | 狄龍（ティ・ロン） (Actor) | 劉浩龍（ウィルフレッド・ラウ） (Actor) Janice Man (Actor) | Aarif Rahman (Actor) | Leon Lai (Actor) | Janice Vidal (Actor) | Alfred Cheung (Actor) | Siu Yam Yam (Actor) | Ti Lung (Actor) | Wilfred Lau (Actor)|
|Director:||Derek Kwok 郭子健 郭子健 郭子健 （デレク・クォック） 곽 자건|
|Blu-ray Region Code:||A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) What is it?|
|Subtitles:||English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese|
|Country of Origin:||Hong Kong|
|Picture Format:||[HD] High Definition What is it?|
|Aspect Ratio:||Widescreen, 1.78 : 1, 2.35 : 1|
|Sound Information:||7.1, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Screen Resolution:||1080p (1920 x 1080 progressive scan)|
|Video Codecs:||AVC (MPEG-4 Part 10)|
|Publisher:||Intercontinental Video (HK)|
|Package Weight:||120 (g)|
|Shipment Unit:||1 What is it?|
|YesAsia Catalog No.:||1023809046|
- Making Of
Director: Derek Kwok Chi Kin
Wingz never knows her mother. Ever since she was a toddler, her scientist grandfather have weaved the tale that she works for Santa Claus. Not until Wingz turns twenty does the incredible truth finally dawns on her, when she accidentally opens a freezing chamber in his grandfather's laboratory and resurrects a mysterious young woman inside. The woman is none other than Wing's long lost mother, Gigi, who, unbeknownst to her daughter, has been cyronically frozen since a fatal car accident twenty years ago. To make up for lost time, she sets off with Wingz search of her boyfriend, who happens to be Wingz's biological father.
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January 31, 2011
After paying tribute to the 70s with the acclaimed action comedy Gallants, up-and-coming director Derek Kwok has taken another trip down memory lane, this time focusing on the 80s, the era of the cassette walkman, Boy London fashion, and Leslie Cheung at the height of his pop career.
Hong Kong pop singer Janice Vidal makes her return to the movies after A Melody Looking a few years back, and she handles her part admirably well. Here she plays Wing, a girl who never knew about her real parents until the passing of her scientist foster father (Alfred Cheung), whose purpose in the story is to send Wing to the place the cryogenically frozen body of her mother is stored. Wing unwittingly releases the thawing mom, Monica (Janice Man), who was put in stasis there 20 years ago at an age even younger than Wing is now. The filmmakers have no intention of making a B-grade sci-fi family drama, nor do they dwell too much on the fish-out-of-water comedy opportunities. What follows is the two girls setting out on a journey to find one's missing boyfriend and the other's real father.
Monica spends a considerable amount of time reminiscing about her sweet teenage romance in the late 1980s, and the flashback sequences are what's most fascinating about the film. Aarif Rahman (a.k.a. Aarif Lee) excels as the Prince Charming, and he proves to be such a revelation for Hong Kong films with his good looks and a temperament that is positively out of time. About halfway through the movie, the three young leads' boss Leon Lai makes his unbilled appearance in a role that is surprisingly big for a "special appearance", which is what he's credited for at the end of the film. Unfortunately, his presence seems rather jarring in comparison to what came before it. No doubt Leon is a fine actor with tremendous charisma, but the way his character is designed, he inevitably comes off as a disappointment - but to be fair that is not really his fault. Still, the Canto-pop King is given his time to shine in a disco scene when he gets to show off his really awesome dancing skills!
Perhaps the most significant character of all is the late Leslie Cheung, whose timeless classic numbers not only make up the soundtrack of the film, but also the heart and soul of the dreamy and romantic times this film so fondly remembers. Partly playful, partly poignant, and all the way nostalgic of the good old days, Frozen is essentially cut from the same cloth as Gallants, so consider it required viewing for the fans of the latter.