BANGKOK — Andy Lau plays a Hong Kong film star kidnapped by a criminal gang in a “based on” thriller. An animated Monkey King returns from legend to save a child from monsters.
The true-story crime drama, “Saving Mr. Wu” (2015), and “Monkey King: Hero is Back” are among seven Thai and Chinese films screening Friday through Sunday as part of the Thailand – China Film Culture Week in Bangkok.
Organized by Guangxi Film Group and SF World Cinema, the mini film fest will feature two Thai films: “Eternity” (2011), winner of the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Tiger Award, and “W” (2014), an indie film of adolescent crisis.
The other Chinese films are “Liu San Jie” (1960), “The Nightingale” (2013) and “The Dancing Young.”