Photo of the Day: House of the Rising Sons


Our photo series this week looks at some of the summer blockbusters set for China’s cinema screens in the next couple of months.

The brilliantly-named House of the Rising Sons follows the story of a young group of friends in ’70s Hong Kong who want to become rock ‘n’ roll stars, much to the dismay of their parents. It marks a return to the director’s chair for the first time in over a quarter of a century for Anthony Chan, who was also the drummer in dreamy boy band The Wynners 40-odd years ago, making this flick something of a biopic.

Here’s The Wynners doing “Sha La La La” (not a Small Faces cover, alas):

The film stars members of Taiwanese boyband GTM, along with Simon Yam and Kara Tai.

Here’s a trailer for it:

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