Zero to Hero (HKIFF46)

Genre
SPECIAL PROGRAMME
Release Date
25 Aug 2022 (Thu)
Category
--- (HK), ---(Macau)
Running Time
103 Minutes
Language
Cantonese / Chinese and English Subtitle
Director
Jimmy Wan
Cast
Sandra Ng, Louis Cheung, Leung Chung-hang
Synopsis
Stepping behind the camera, Ng produced this stirring biopic of Hong Kong sprinter So Wa-wai, who won multiple gold medals and set world records in the Paralympic Games. Ng also co-stars as Wa-wai’s mother, who must persevere when her son is born jaundiced and afflicted with cerebral palsy. Yet with her unwavering support, Wa-wai is able to take his place in Hong Kong history. Succeeding as both an inspirational sports film and a sociallyconscious drama, Zero to Hero augurs well for Ng’s future filmmaking career.

Stepping behind the camera, Ng produced this stirring biopic of Hong Kong sprinter So Wa-wai, who won multiple gold medals and set world records in the Paralympic Games. Ng also co-stars as Wa-wai’s mother, who must persevere when her son is born jaundiced and afflicted with cerebral palsy. Yet with her unwavering support, Wa-wai is able to take his place in Hong Kong history. Succeeding as both an inspirational sports film and a sociallyconscious drama, Zero to Hero augurs well for Ng’s future filmmaking career.

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