Following the success of final yr’s Chinese language New 12 months comedy A Journey Of Happiness, a few Hong Kong household bonding by way of a highway journey to Malaysia, the movie’s producers are again with one other rib-tickling film – this time it’s a Malaysian-Thai cross-cultural caper titled A Second Of Happiness.
The press convention for A Second Of Happiness was held on Monday and attended by director Tai Min Hwee, 988 deejays Chan Fong and Danny One, native actors Thian Siew Kim and Lim Min Chen, Hong Kong actresses Susan Shaw and Mimi Chu, and Thai actors Tul Pakorn and Glad Polla.
Enjoying an Web superstar, the movie’s fundamental star Lim says the character of Wu Zhen Zhen is sort of just like her personal.
“When the digital camera begins rolling and the director yells motion, I generally really feel like I’m simply performing like myself, aside from her behavior of utilizing her toes to grip objects like baggage of chips and snacks.”
Director Tai additionally sang praises of his movie’s main woman Lim. “I heard that she was recognized to be a pop idol. This film will showcase her performing chops.”
Ipoh-born Hong Kong-based Chu groused good-naturedly about being saved ready within the pool for Lim and Polla, who have been each afraid of stepping into the water. “My character needed to take a dive within the pool, and I ended up soaking for an hour whereas the 2 of them took turns to beat their worry of diving into the water.”
Shaw says she loves coming to movie motion pictures in Malaysia as there may be at all times tons to eat and persons are approach too good. “The director created a whole lot of enjoyable characters and humorous struggle scenes.
“It is usually amusing that they pay a lot to rent somebody like me from Hong Kong to not communicate Cantonese, however to talk within the Beijing dialect.”
One of many humorous “struggle” scenes was the hilarious “kissing” scene between 988 deejay Danny and native actress Thian.
Danny One stated he was elated to be paired with Thian, who’s a well known theatre practitioner. “Kim is an artiste whom I love vastly for her performing abilities. However I used to be not ready for such an excessive kissing scene. Kim was obsessed about checking my face for stubble, so I needed to hold shaving in preparation for that scene.”
Thian defined her anxious preoccupation with Danny One’s facial hair. “Our smooching scene is definitely extra like a preventing scene. So, the day earlier than that, I had to verify to verify that his face was solely devoid of facial hair, as males’s bristly stubble is usually a very painful expertise.
“Sadly, the filming progress was delayed and our scene was rescheduled for 3am. That’s once I found that males’s facial hair begins rising once more after midnight.”
A Second Of Happiness is now exhibiting in cinemas nationwide.