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The Narrow Road


115 minutes | 2022 | Hong Kong | Narrative | 🔊 Cantonese | English Sub. | Age Rating


Under this flashy city, amidst the numbness of frustrations, what people are looking forward to is the glimmer of light that might change their lives. Chak, who runs a small cleaning company, barely takes over the cleaning work on his own to make a living. Hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses closed down one by one. One day, a young single mother, Candy, comes to look for a job opportunity from Chak. She doesn’t seem like a trustworthy person to Chak, unexpectedly, shehelps Chak to resolve many difficulties at work. The morning sun never lasts a day, Chak’s company is being accused, at the same time, his family is facing a nightmare as well, all his hopes are dashed to pieces, but they can still try their best to resist the oppression of life and support each other through this painful year.


MON, 27 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 4 | 18:00

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Lam Sum

Lam Sum

Born in Hong Kong. Lam is an independent short film and documentary filmmaker graduated from School of Film and TV, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA FTV), majoring in directing. Lam's work are mostly focus on social issues and lives of grassroot in Hong Kong. The Narrow Road is his second feature film.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company mm2 Studios Hong Kong

Producer Mani MAN Pui Hing

Main Cast Louis CHEUNG, Angela YUEN, Patra Au, Chu Pak Hong, Tung On Na

Cinematographer Meteor CHEUNG Yu Hon

Editor Emily LEUNG Man Shan

Notable Achievement

Winning 3 Awards | Hong Kong Film Critics Society

Winning Best Original Film Score|59th Golden Horse Awards

The 75th Edinburgh International Film Festival

Vancouver Asian Film Festival


May You Stay Forever Young (2021)