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Shed Skin Papa (2016) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) DVD Region 3

Francis Ng (Actor) | Louis Koo (Actor) | Kristal Tin (Actor) | Power Chan (Actor)
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An elderly father ages backwards in the fantasy comedy-drama Shed Skin Papa starring Louis Koo and Francis Ng. Hong Kong theater veteran Roy Szeto, who turned Tsukuda Horihiko's award-winning play Nukegara into a successful local production in 2011, adapts the story again for his directorial debut about a father and son retracing life's steps together in magical manner. Also co-starring Jessie Li (Port of Call), Krystal Tin (Trivial Matters), Jacky Cai (Paradox) and Chen Kuan Tai, Shed Skin Papa screened at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival, and it earned Francis Ng a Best Actor nomination at the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards.

Struggling director Tin Lik Hang (Louis Koo) feels his life falling into a downward spiral after his mother (Jessie Li) passes away. His business goes bankrupt, his wife (Jacky Cai) wants a divorce, and he gets entangled with an ex-lover (Krystal Tin). Furthermore, he has to take care of his dementia-afflicted 79-year-old father Tin Yat Hung (Francis Ng). One day, Yat Hung begins to shed skin. Every day he sheds a layer of skin and becomes a decade younger! As Yat Hung ages from his sixties to eventually his teens, he and his son get closer and closer in age and in their relationship. They revisit past memories and experiences together, and Lik Hang gains a new understanding of his father and the struggles he faced at different ages.

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Product Title: Shed Skin Papa (2016) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) 脫皮爸爸 (2016) (DVD) (香港版) 脱皮爸爸 (2016) (DVD) (香港版) Shed Skin Papa (2016) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) Shed Skin Papa (2016) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version)
Artist Name(s): Francis Ng (Actor) | Louis Koo (Actor) | Kristal Tin (Actor) | Power Chan (Actor) | Chen Kuan Tai (Actor) | Jessie Li (Chun Xia) (Actor) | Rose Chen (Actor) | Jacky Cai (Actor) 吳鎮宇 (Actor) | 古天樂 (Actor) | 田蕊妮 (Actor) | 陳國邦 (Actor) | 陳觀泰 (Actor) | 春夏 (Actor) | 陳 嘉桓 (Actor) | 蔡潔 (Actor) 吴镇宇 (Actor) | 古天乐 (Actor) | 田蕊妮 (Actor) | 陈国邦 (Actor) | 陈观泰 (Actor) | 春夏 (Actor) | 陈 嘉桓 (Actor) | 蔡洁 (Actor) 呉鎮宇 (フランシス・ン) (Actor) | 古天樂 (ルイス・クー) (Actor) | 田蕊妮 (クリスタル・ティン) (Actor) | 陳國邦(チャン・コッポン) (Actor) | 陳観泰(チェン・クアンタイ) (Actor) | Jessie Li (Chun Xia) (Actor) | Rose Chen (Actor) | Jacky Cai (Actor) Francis Ng (Actor) | Louis Koo (Actor) | Kristal Tin (Actor) | Power Chan (Actor) | Chen Kuan Tai (Actor) | Jessie Li (Chun Xia) (Actor) | Rose Chen (Actor) | Jacky Cai (Actor)
Director: Szeto Roy 司徒慧焯 司徒慧焯 Szeto Roy Szeto Roy
Writer: Szeto Roy 司徒慧焯 司徒慧焯 Szeto Roy Szeto Roy
Release Date: 2018-08-07
Language: Cantonese
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Country of Origin: Hong Kong, China
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1, Widescreen
Sound Information: DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) What is it?
Rating: IIA
Duration: 102 (mins)
Publisher: Intercontinental Video (HK)
Package Weight: 100 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1067776001

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Troubles keep piling up for washed-out movie director Tian Lik-hang (Louis Koo). His wife (Jacky Cai) wants a divorce, his film company is bankrupt, and his mom (Jessie Li) has died. Worse, he must nowtake care of his 79-year-old dementia-ridden father, Yat-hung (Francis Ng). And then dad begins to shed a layer of skin every day, each time making him look ten years younger! With dad approaching the same age as his son, the two bond at the football stadium where they used to spend their weekends. Dad even helps frighten off the thugs who corner Lik-hand over his debts, and charms both Lik-hang's wife and his ex-lover (Kristal Tin). The son gets to know a father he had forgotten, one who struggled to make a better life for his family. Lik-hang also has the opportunity to have one final meal with his mother, before returning to his realily with passion anew to revive his own career and marriage.
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