A Simple Life

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  118 min.
Release Date: April 13, 2012 (limited)

Current rating: Rating: 4.60
based on 10 votes and 6 reviews
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Cast: Andy Lau, Deanie Ip, Wang Fuli, Qin Hailu, Paul Chiang, Wendy Yu, Leung Tin, Eman Lam, Elena Kong, Jason Chan, Hui So Ying


After serving the Leung family for almost 60 years, Ah Tao (Deanie Ip) quits her job after suffering from a stroke. When Ah Tao moves into a local nursing home, Roger, the young man who she has taken care of all these years take it upon himself to help her adjust to her new life at the home.

Director: Ann Hui
Studio: China Lion Film Distribution
Producer(s): Chan Pui Wah, Ann Hui, Roger Lee
Screenplay: Susan Chan, Roger Lee

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  • 5 stars "a touching, heartfelt and repeatedly humorous experience, wonderful performances from andy lau and deanie ip. this is one of the best hing kong movies in years."
  • 5 stars "A very heartwarming story about the relationship between Roger and his Nanny. My wife was born in HK and had a Nanny as well. A very good movie!"
  • 5 stars "Good. Very often it's the foreign films that touch your heart. Rarely the Hollywood ones."