One Second Champion (2020)

  • New York Asian Film Festival
  • 1h 35m
  • Hong Kong
Available as part of NYAFF All Access Pass

One Second Champion is presented with an antipiracy, visual watermark throughout the film.

Presented with English and Traditional Chinese subtitles.

Known as the “One-Second Wonder,” Chow Tin-yan could see things a moment before they happened, and as a child he enjoyed brief celebrity for his gift. But fame was a flash in the pan, leaving him a sad-sack single father struggling to get by. Cue an asthmatic boxer who by chance transforms him into the One-Second Champion, winning match after match with dazzlingly fast moves. An angered opponent spurs melodrama, and a new challenge is set for the third act. All the right targets are hit in this gloriously fun and inspiring twist on the fight film from Chiu Sin-hang, co-director of Vampire Cleanup Department (NYAFF 2017).


Chiu Sin-hang





Bonus Content

New York Asian Film Festival | Hong Kong Panorama Trailer
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