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Vulgaria - Preview

Vulgaria

Preview by Jack Foley

VULGARIA, the Hong Kong No.1 box office hit and highest grossing Hong Kong film of 2012, is released on Blu-ray and DVD on Monday, April 15, 2013.

Starring Chapman To (Infernal Affairs Trilogy, A Simple Life) and Lam Suet (Vengeance, Exiled, PTU), Vulgaria is directed by Pang Ho-Cheung (Dream Home, Love in a Puff) and has been described by The Hollywood Reporter as “a laugh-out-loud, outrageous black sex farce”.

To (Chapman To Man-chak), a long-time film producer, has yet to produce anything resembling a hit. Beset by financial troubles, he has become desperate for money – so much so that he is unable to pay the alimony to his ex-wife (Kristal Tin).

Despite his former spouse’s bitterness, their daughter still clings onto her faith in him – and wishes to see him on TV once his new movie premieres. To is soon introduced to a potential Mainland Chinese investor, Tyrannosaurus (Ronald Cheng), by his buddy Lui Wing-shing (Simon Loui Yu-yeung), but Tyrannosaurus is not only the head of a Guangxi triad gang, he turns out to have very particular tastes in food and sex.

Regardless, To is determined to woo this investor, even if it means giving into his every demands. Tyrannosaurus eventually tells them to cast his childhood idol Yum Yum Shaw (Susan Shaw) in a remake of a classic pornographic film. He even gives the film the title Confessions of Two Concubines

Win Vulgaria on DVD

To celebrate the release of Vulgaria on Blu-ray and DVD on Monday, April 15, 2013, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win a copy on DVD. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Who directs Vulgaria?

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