18 May 2009
Johnnie To’s movie Vengeance premiered at Cannes Film Festival
Picture shows Hong Kong Trade Development Council Chairman Jack So (1st from right), joining President of the Asian Film Awards Jury Panel Michelle Yeoh (2nd from left), her fiancee Jean Todt (1st from left) and Hong Kong Entertainment Ambassador Tony Leung (2nd from right) on the red carpet to attend the premiere.
Also joining the special occasion were: Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Rita Lau; Chairman of Media Asia Group Peter Lam, the film's director Johnnie To, the cast including French rock star Johnny Hallyday; Simon Yam; Anthony Wong; Cheung Siu Fai and Michelle Ye.
18 May 2009 – Directed by renowned Hong Kong director Johnnie To, the film Vengeance has been selected in competition for this year's Cannes' Palme d'Or. The film was premiered on the evening of 17 May (France time).
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