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City #3721
Director: Lam Ho-tak

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Production Country Hong Kong
Production Year 2011
Duration 3’ 26”
Colour Colour
Language No dialogue and subtitles
Genre Experimental
Shooting Format HD
Synopsis Cities from all over the world are becoming visually similar, homogenized with similar building styles and highway systems. The commonality is a result from developments without creative thinking, and a universal goal for low costs and high profits. These kinds of developments distance and disconnect people. They move faster and faster as developments go faster and faster. Eventually, one may ask whether developments bring betterment for citizens, or if it only makes a country’s GDP look better.
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Remarks shared after Festival visit


"The whole country is just like paradise and is the place I always dream for. I had a few screenings at the Festival, some of them focus on black and white film, one for animation and one made locally, their standard are very high. HONG KONG SHORT FILM: NEW ACTION EXPRESS is a good project, my exchange programme could not make possible without the support and would lost the chance to explore the opportunity to the industry and the cultural difference in other places and let us review what we are doing and plan for the next step."

— Shared by Lam Ho-tak, director of CITY #3721 after attending the Shnit International Short Film Festival 2011 in Switzerland, under the sponsorship of NAE.

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