“When their dying father makes a sudden change to his will, two half-brothers from different worlds – one a Hong Kong labourer, the other a Vancouver businessman – must decide what they value most – money or family.” That’s the synopsis of Ottawa filmmaker Ben Hoskyn‘s first feature film 8 Minutes Ahead.
Directed by Hoskyn, the film stars Raugi Yu (DaVinci’s Inquest), Chang Tseng (Romeo Must Die), Brian Burrel , Theresa Wong (Supernatural), Benedict Wong and Jane Wong.
8 Minutes Ahead was produced by Nate Estabrooks & Ben Hoskyn based on a script by Allan Mackey, Nate Estabrooks & Nick Dolinski.
Shot in Hong Kong and Vancouver, the film had its world premiere at the Whistler Film Festival in December 2017 and will enjoy its Ottawa premiere at the Mayfair Theatre on Sunday April 15th.
Here’s the trailer.