Magazine article Screen International

IFFAM: Hong Kong's One Cool Group Launches International Sales Arm

Magazine article Screen International

IFFAM: Hong Kong's One Cool Group Launches International Sales Arm

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Hong Kong-based One Cool Group has branched out into international sales, with Tracy Choi's first feature Sisterhood on its debut slate. The new sales division, One Cool Pictures, is headed by former Distribution Workshop executive Christy Choi.

The film, which is set to make its world premiere in competition at the inaugural International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM) on Dec 12, revolves around the friendship of two young girls who work in a massage parlour before the 1999 Macau handover.

The cast includes Gigi Leung, Fish Liew, Jennifer Yu and Taiwan actor Lee Lee Ren. The majority of the filming took place in Macao, with a couple of scenes shot in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Based on Choi's original story idea, the screenplay is written by long-time Milkyway Image's writer Au Kin Yee who most recently won the Golden Horse for best original screenplay for Life Without Principle in 2012.

As a recipient of the first Support Programme for the Production of Feature Films, the film was awarded MOP$1. …

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