A still from Johnnie To’s Office of a party in a restaurant
Johnnie To’s Office | Still: Courtesy Calgary Cinematheque


Calgary Cinematheque kicks of its look at world musicals

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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A gorgeously directed and wholly intoxicating star-studded widescreen musical set around the 2008 global financial crisis, join Calgary Cinematheque as it screens Johnnie To’s Office.

An adaptation of the 2008 play Design for Living, Office is a 2015 Hong Kong-Chinese comedy-drama starring Chow Yun-fat, Sylvia Chang, Eason Chan, and Tang Wei. The film is an energetic and subversive musical featuring eye-popping production design, sure to have you humming along.

Office screens at 6:45pm on November 22, 2018 at The Plaza Theatre (1133 Kensington Rd. NW). Advance tickets and memberships can be found at calgarycinema.org.