Forever 17

Format: Short
Sub-Format: Narrative, Scripted
Genre: Coming of Age, Coming Out, Family, Gay, Lesbian, Homophobia
Production stage: Development
Countries of Origin: Hong Kong
Countries of Filming: Hong Kong
Film languages: Chinese Cantonese
Estimated Production Date: 2018-12-06
Team Leader: 洪榮杰 Kit Hung
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A romance about Ricky and Roger who share life together, and only till death do they part.


A romance about Ricky and Roger who share life together and face all kinds of life adversities, including betrayal, temptation, illnesses, etc.; and only till death do they part. Director Kit Hung creates and visualises a queer utopia as a gift to the queer community.

More about this project

Forever 17  is the first part of the “Fire Work” (working title) trilogy. The film is dedicated to two honorable queer icons from Hong Kong, actor and singer Leslie Cheung (張國榮), and singer and friend Ellen Loo (盧凱彤), who committed suicide.



洪榮杰 Kit Hung

Kit Hung graduated with an M.F.A. from the Department of Film, Video and New Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lecturer of the Academy of film, Hong Kong Baptist University, his films have won numerous international awards and were screened at over 120 international film festivals. His debut feature Soundless Wind Chime was nominated f

or the Teddy Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. He is currently a research student in the department of Media and Communication in the Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK.
梁進龍 Jun Leung
何鑫 Sam Ho
曾文威 Clifford Tsang
高翰文 Ko Honman
李英濤 Li Ying To
梁卓美 May Do Leong
覃嘉淇 Chum Ka Ki