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A Light Never Goes Out


103 minutes | 2022  | Hong Kong | Narrative | 🔊 Cantonese | English Sub. 


Middle-aged widow Mei Heung has gone through countless sleepless nights since the death of her husband, Bill. One day, she finds a key among the items that Bill left behind, leading her to his secret neon workshop and meet the young apprentice, Leo.  She learns from Leo that Bill had an unfulfilled last wish: to recreate a demolished legendary neon sign.  With Leo’s help, Mei-heung tries to uncover the story behind the sign and learns the craft of blowing neon lights in hopes of fulfilling her deceased husband’s last wish with her own hands.   Meanwhile, Mei-heung’s daughter, Prism, plans to leave Hong Kong with her fiancé, but she is unable to break the news to Mei-heung. As clues of the legendary neon sign gradually emerge, the secrets that Mei-heung couldn’t face are about to be revealed…


SUN, 26 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 4 | 12:00

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Anastasia Tsang

Anastasia Tsang

Anastasia Tsang graduated from the Film Department of Sorbonne University. Tsang is a writer-director with her first short film Marriage Sans Frontières (2011), which explored transgender issues, and participated in Cannes Short Film Corner and won Best Short Film at Seattle Translation Short Film Festival. Her surreal short film Marryland (2015) also screened at Udine Far East Film Festival. She recently co-directed a TV series Till Death Do Us Part (2018), which portrayed complexities of married life.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company A Light Never Goes Out Limited

Producer Saville Chan

Main Cast Sylvia Chang, Simon Yam, Cecilia Choi, Henick Chou, Ben Yuen, Shing Mak, Alma Kwok, Jacky Tong

Screenplay Anastasia Tsang

Cinematographer Leung Ming Kai (H.K.S.C.)

Editor Nose Chan

Notable Achievement

Hong Kong Film Awards, 2023

Best Leading Actress | Golden Horse Awards, 2022

Tokyo International Film Festival, 2022