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Wednesday’s film: My Young Auntie (1981)

Films at the Gate opens a five night run with MY YOUNG AUNTIE at 7:30 PM. Details and directions here. MY YOUNG AUNTIE is a kung fu smackdown and wacky comedy showcasing Kara Hui as a young woman who enters a marriage of convenience with an elderly benefactor to prevent his estate from being seized. When she seeks out the rightful heirs, they are forced by Chinese convention to treat her as their “auntie’ and social superior. Directed by Lau Kar-leung. Special thanks to Bey Logan, Vice-president of Asian Acquisitions and Co-production at The Weinstein Company, for permitting the screening of the Dragon Dynasty DVD My Young Auntie.