Love Off the Cuff

Love Off the Cuff (Chinese: 春嬌救志明) is a 2017 Hong Kong-Chinese romantic comedy film directed by Pang Ho-cheung and starring Miriam Yeung and Shawn Yue. Shot in Hong Kong and Taipei, the film is the sequel to the 2012 film Love in the Buff and the third installment in the Love in a Puff film series.

Love Off the Cuff
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Theatrical release poster
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Directed byPang Ho-cheung
Produced bySubi Liang
Pang Ho-cheung
Screenplay byLuk Yee-sum
Pang Ho-cheung
Wan Chi-man
StarringMiriam Yeung
Shawn Yue
Music byAlan Wong
Janet Yung
Peter Kam
CinematographyChou Yi-hsien
Edited byWenders Li
Production
company
Making Film Productions
Media Asia Films
Distributed byMedia Asia Distribution (Hong Kong)
Youth Enlight Pictures (China)
Release date
  • April 11, 2017 (2017-04-11) (HKIFF)
  • April 27, 2017 (2017-04-27) (Hong Kong)
  • April 28, 2017 (2017-04-28) (China)
Running time
CountryHong Kong
China
LanguageCantonese
Mandarin
BudgetUS$12 million[3]
Box officeUS$25.2 million[4][5]

The film had its world premiere at the 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival on April 11, 2017, and was released in Hong Kong on April 27, 2017[6][7][8] and in mainland China on April 28, 2017.[9]

PlotEdit

In the third installment of "Love In The Puff" series, Jimmy and Cherie find it hard to take their relationship to the next level after 7 years together, as a sudden appearance of Jimmy's childhood friend puts their relationship to test. Meanwhile, Cherie's father comes back with a much younger fiancee to visit her daughter, much to her annoyance...

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Love Off the Cuff OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedApril 27, 2017
GenreFilm soundtrack
LabelMedia Asia Music
No.TitlePerformerLength
1."It's Undeniable"Kyle Castellani03:20
2."I'm Not Gonna Forget You 動地驚天愛戀過"Cherie Yu (Miriam Yeung)02:49
3."Legend 傳說"MKB48 (Miriam Yeung, Isabel Chan and June Lam)03:19
4."Thinking of You (VO by Brenda) 當余春嬌想起張志明 (Brenda 聲演)"Brenda (June Lam)02:00
5."When I Think Of You (feat. Jimmy Cheung) 當我想起你 (feat. 張志明)"Cherie Yu and Jimmy Cheung (Miriam Yeung and Shawn Yue)04:29
6."Yue Chun Giu 余春嬌"Cherie Yu (Miriam Yeung)02:53
7."Yatterman 小雙俠"The CA Children's Choir02:06

Featured songsEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)PerformerLength
1."Peter & Mary (Mandarin version) 志明與春嬌 (國語版)"Wyman Wong, AshinMayday 
2."Peter & Mary (Cantonese version) 志明與春嬌 (廣東話版)"Roy Tsui, AshinShawn Yue 

ReleaseEdit

Love Off the Cuff was released in Hong Kong on 27 April 2017.[10] It was the highest grossing local film in Hong Kong in 2017, grossing $3.87 million (HK$30.26 million).[10] Love Off the Cuff grossed a total of CN¥174.8 million in mainland China.[11]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Award Category Recipients Result
37th Hong Kong Film Awards[12] Best Supporting Actor Paul Chun Nominated
Best New Performer Stephanie Au Nominated
Best Screenplay Pang Ho-cheung, Jimmy Wan, Luk Yee-sum Nominated
23rd Huading Awards[13][14] Best Actress Miriam Yeung Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Jiang Mengjie Nominated
Best Screenplay Pang Ho-cheung Won
25th Beijing College Student Film Festival[15] Best Actress Miriam Yeung Nominated

TriviaEdit

The movie joins in the Last Flight (film) footage set on a LCD screen inside the airplane as an footage.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Love Off the Cuff United States Runtime". AMCTheaters.com. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Love Off the Cuff China Edition". Douban.com. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  3. ^ "AFM: Media Asia launches 'Love Off The Cuff' sales". screendaily.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  4. ^ http://www.the-numbers.com/movie/Love-off-the-Cuff-%28China%29#tab=summary
  5. ^ http://hk.dorama.info/drama/pfd_boxoffice.php?num=19442
  6. ^ "'Love Off the Cuff' to Open Hong Kong Film Festival". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  7. ^ "'Love Off The Cuff' to open Hong Kong film festival". screendaily.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Pang Ho-cheung's Love Off The Cuff to open Hong Kong film festival". scmp.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ "春娇救志明 春嬌救志明 (2017)". movie.douban.com (in Chinese). douban.com. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  10. ^ a b Shackleton, Liz (2 January 2018). "Hong Kong box office shrinks for second year in a row". Screen Daily. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  11. ^ "春娇救志明(2017)". cbooo.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  12. ^ "Hong Kong Film Awards nominations 2018: Ann Hui's Our Time Will Come leads race with 11 nods". South China Morning Post. February 6, 2018.
  13. ^ "第23届华鼎奖提名:《战狼2》、《芳华》双雄逐鹿". Sina (in Chinese). March 20, 2018.
  14. ^ "第23届华鼎奖林心如封后温情致谢爱女". Huanqiu (in Chinese). April 9, 2018.
  15. ^ "第二十五届北京大学生电影节闭幕式暨颁奖典礼圆满落幕". Tencent (in Chinese). May 7, 2018.

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