• Vulgaria (2012)


Release Date: 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

A financially strapped film producer (Chapman To) goes to extreme lengths with a kinky gangster (Ronald Cheng) to get his latest film financed.

Cast: Chapman To, Ronald Cheng, Dada Chan, Simon Loui, Matt Chow, Jacqueline Chan, Kristal Tin, Hiro Hayama

Director: Ho-Cheung Pang

Genres: Comedy

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Chuck BowenSlant Magazine

    Pang Ho-cheung can't help but humanize Vulgaria's characters, which is a kiss of death for what's meant to be a farce of escalating obscenity. show more

  • 65
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    Reportedly, the movie's humor relies heavily on Cantonese slang and profanity, which will be lost on most American viewers. But Quin's rapid-fire bilingualism gives some sense of the movie's verbal dexterity. show more

  • 50
    Michael O'SullivanWashington Post

    The movie Vulgaria is not one for the kiddies. Then again, the description "for mature audiences" doesn't seem right either. The Hong Kong comedy, a broad, cartoonish -- and decidedly filthy -- satire of moviemaking is as sophomoric as they come. It's also pretty funny, in an unapologetically over-the-top way. show more

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