End of Love
by Simon Chung
Hong Kong 2009, 95 min, HD
A journey of a young man searching for his identity is confronted with the intensity of life.
The lives of two young men cross in a Christian rehab camp where they are supposed to be healed from their addictions. This is a story about friendship but also about the intense and often brutal reality of life when it comes to drug abuse.
World Premiere: Berlinale Panorama 2009
Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay FF 2009
Outfest FF 2009
Rio de Janeiro IFF 2009
Cast & Crew
With: Lee Chi Kin, Guthrie Yip, Clifton Kwan, Ben Yeung, Joman Chiang
Production: Heart Productions
Simon CHUNG graduated from York University in Toronto, where he majored in film production. After returning to Hong Kong, he worked in the local film and television industry. Since 1996, he worked as an independent filmmaker, his shorts Life is Elsewhere, Stanley Beloved and First Love and Other Pains won multiple awards in international film festivals. Innocent, his debut feature, premiered at the Hong Kong International Film Festival and won the NFB Best Canadian Film Award at Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival. His second feature, End of Love, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2009, while his third feature, Speechless, premiered at the BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.
CHUNG and is a founding member of Ying E Chi, an independent film distributor in Hong Kong.