Grandmaster 6

Helsinki International Film Festival: The Grandmaster

  • Date


  • Duration

    2 h 10 min

  • Venue

    Pannu Hall

  • Saturday 16th of September at 18.00

    Age limit: K12

    Language: Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese

    Subtitles: Swedish, Finnish

    Content warnings: violence

Venturing into fresh creative terrain without relinquishing his familiar themes and stylistic flourishes, Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai exceeds expectations with The Grandmaster, fashioning a 1930s action saga into a refined piece of commercial filmmaking. Boasting one of the most propulsive yet ethereal realizations of authentic martial arts onscreen, as well as merging of physicality and philosophy not attained in Chinese cinema since King Hu´s masterpieces, the hotly anticipated pic is sure to win new converts (...)

Text: Meggie Lee, Variety

Ticket information

Helsinki International Film Festival is in charge of selling the tickets. Please contact HIFF with ticket inquiries.

Festival passes are on sale from the 31th of August. Single screening tickets will go on sale in the online ticket shop on 7 September at 10.00.

HIff festival passes 2023

HURMIO (incl. 5 tickets) 55€

HURMIO Earth Pass* (incl. 5 tickets) 60€

PARATIISI (incl. 12 tickets) 112€

PARATIISI Earth Pass* (incl. 12 tickets) 117€

EUFORIA (incl. 20 tickets) 180€

EUFORIA Earth Pass* (incl. 20 tickets) 185€

*5 € from the Earth Festival Passes is donated to charity.

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Discount groups and complimentary tickets

Discounted HIFF festival passes are sold for students, for people over 70 years old and for unemployed job seekers. Read more on the website of the festival.




Wong Kar-wai


Haofeng Xu, Jingzhi Zou, Kar-Wai Wong


Philippe Le Sourd


Hung Poon, Benjamin Courtines, William Chang

Production design

Alfred Yau, William Chang


Robert Mackenzie, Nopawat Likitwong


Nathaniel Méchaly, Stefano Lentini, Shigeru Umebayashi


Elvis Tsui, Qingxiang Wang, Cung Le, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Song Hye-kyo

Released: 2013

Distributor: Cinema Mondo

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