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CINEMANIA

DREAM HOME

Directed by Pang Ho-Cheung
FEATURE NARRATIVE 96 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE DREAM HOME

Cheng Lai-sheung is a young, upwardly mobile professional working as a telemarketer in Hong Kong. She is finally ready to invest in her first home, a lavish penthouse apartment in the upscale city district that she has lusted after since leaving behind her impoverished childhood. But when the deal falls through at the last minute, Cheng does her gruesome part to drive down the property value and decrease the occupancy rate. She'll do anything to keep her dream alive… even if it means keeping her would-be neighbors dead.

Dream Home is a grisly fantasy, but also a smart cultural critique, the rare slasher film that brings as much innovation to its story and message as it does to the violence itself. Known for his creative stories and darkly humorous perspective, director Pang Ho-Cheung renders his disturbingly imaginative violence perversely plausible against an all-too-real backdrop of urban housing crisis and lifestyle fetishization. The result is a decidedly metropolitan spin on Guignol horror, and an incisive comment on a (literally) cutthroat real estate market.

Horror, Thriller
About the Director(s)
Pang Ho-Cheung is one of Hong Kong's most acclaimed young directors. His film Isabella won the Silver Bear at Berlin in 2006. Other credits include Trivial Matters, Exodus, You Shoot I Shoot, Beyond Our Ken, and Men Suddenly In Black, winner of the Best New Director award at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
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Film Info
  • Section:
    Cinemania
  • Year:
    2010
  • Length:
    96 minutes
  • Language:
    Cantonese
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Josie Ho, Eason Chan, Derek Tsang, Lawrence Chou, Juno Mak, Michelle Ye
  • Director:
    Pang Ho-Cheung
  • Editor:
    Wenders Li, H.K.S.E
  • Production Designer:
    Man Lim Chung
  • Director of Photography:
    Yu Lik Wai, H.K.S.C.
  • Screenwriter:
    Pang Ho-Cheung, Derek Tsang, Jimmy Wan
  • Producer:
    Conroy Chan, Josie Ho, Subi Liang
  • Composer:
    Gabriele Roberto

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