NO LAW, NO HEAVEN
Film - Program 10 Filmfest 2021

NO LAW, NO HEAVEN

Directed by Kristi Hoi

Info

Director: Kristi Hoi
Section: Program 10
Country: United States of America
Year: 2021
OT: 無法無天
Language: Cantonese
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Torio Wong, Jam Shing Kwan, Dick Lei, Will Cross
18+

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Logline

This film is shown as part of program 10.

Three episodes from a man’s life: his exposure as a child to the rough living conditions in the big city, his youthful search for a way to balance his sexual identity and his family obligations, and his confrontation with the specters of his past as an old man. The film received the bronze medal in the Narrative/Domestic Film Schools section at the Student Academy Awards 2021.



  • Duration: 24 Min.

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Meet the director

NO LAW, NO HEAVEN

Kristi Hoi

Kristi Hoi is a writer, director and artist from Los Angeles. She completed the master’s program in directing at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Previously, she studied art at Savannah College of Art and Design. Her work explores themes of duality, family and identity. Her recent film NO LAW, NO HEAVEN was nominated for the 2021 GSA BAFTA Student Award and received the 2020 IFP Gotham Award.

Credits

Director of Photography: Xiang He
Film Editor: Kristi Hoi
Composer: Joel Santos
Costume Design: Angela Dan Ki Chiu
Producer: Kristi Hoi
Production Company: UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television, Los Angeles