Sandra Ng Rings In The Lunar New Year In Saucy 12 GOLDEN DUCKS Trailer
Hong Kong's leading comedienne Sandra Ng re-teams with Golden Chicken writer-turned-director Matt Chow for the Lunar New Year comedy 12 Golden Ducks. Money and gold are always associated with this auspicious festival, while duck is Cantonese slang for male prostitute (just as chicken is for their female colleagues). So, it's business as usual, with Ng again setting her sights on the city's industrious and entrepreneurial sex industry, only this time Sandra is one of the boys. Just check out her golden abs in the poster below!
Featuring an all-star cast including Louis Koo, Nicholas Tse, Simon Yam, Joey Yung, Chrissie Chau, Anthony Wong, Zhao Wei and pretty much everyone else currently working in Hong Kong, 12 Golden Ducks opens on 19 February and is a surefire bet to be the hit of the season. Check out the full trailer.
Synopsis (probable spoilers ahead):
Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute. Thanks to the intervention of his high school teacher, Mr. Lo, Future summons the courage to return to Hong Kong. With the help of his friend Ricky, a gym trainer, he works hard to get back into shape, determined to make a comeback in the "duck" (male escort) trade.To Future's surprise, Hong Kong has undergone a dramatic transformation since he left the city. Even the rules of the duck trade have completely changed! In order to ply his trade, Future is reduced seeking clients at an old age nursery home for women. Meanwhile, the places where women can buy happiness have become much more accessible, operating in neighborhood establishments such as a Thai restaurant... Determined to adapt to their new environment, Future and his desperate cohorts Dick Wide, Nebula and Broker Chan decide to dedicate themselves to satisfying the needs of their new clientele.Future's dedication and integrity soon garner him many admirers and inspire others to help him, including nursery home resident, Aunt May, health supplement salesman, Mr. King, Thai restaurant owners, Lincow and his wife Poy, and Peng Yuyan, a semi-retired duck. When a socialite offers Future and his cohorts a dancing gig on the upcoming telethon, they jump at the chance despite a prior engagement with a long time supporter. It's a golden opportunity for the underdog ducks to gain exposure and fame! On the eve of the performance, as everyone excitedly prepares to go on stage, Future begins to question the cost of fame.He realizes that the simple act of bringing joy to a client is the greatest achievement a duck could wish for. But is he willing sacrifice his big break to keep his promises...