Andy Lau who is currently in Venice for the Venice Film Festival, with his birthday falling on 27th September, the crew of A Simple Life celebrated his birthday in advance, it’s the second consecutive year that Andy celebrated his birthday in Venice. This year, he made three wishes which are: Ann Hui to win Best Director, Deanie Ip to win Best Actress and the third wish is a secret wish for himself.
Two nights ago, the film company prepared a surprise birthday party during their meals as the crew members suddenly sang the birthday song which surprised Andy who made three wishes. The first wish he made was that A Simple Life make a winning start in Venice, Andy said: “Never expected that foreigners could experience the Hong Kong style in A Simple Life, I spotted an elderly foreigner cried, I’m so touched, the director and Deanie did so well, if my wishes does not come true, everybody had gave us a miss!”
With regards to his third wish, Andy quipped: “Leave one wish for myself!” The reporters present then kept asking Andy who in the end reveal as he quipped: “That is A Simple Life win Best Picture!” However, the reporters did not really believe him.
After the premiere, Andy was interviewed by 20 different medias for 10 hours without any signs of tiredness as he revealed that he wish to fulfill his dreams of becoming a director within these three years, he also talked about the scene in the film which he made fun of Aaron Kwok and alleged girlfriend Lynn Xiong Dai-Lin, Andy feel that Aaron would not mind.
During the interviews, Deanie was very caring towards Andy as she kept chasing mosquitoes away for him with her hands. Andy quipped that in films Deanie is her mother whereas in real life she’s her girlfriend.
Andy who was in Venice last year for Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame, his return this year to compete for the Best Actor award, his popularity seems to improve. When he wore a gray western suit to attend the press conference two days ago, the Burberry Prorsum 2011 Autumn-Winter collection leather tassel loafers, black outer plus white anti-slip soles which add some mischief to his gray suit, it attracted the media reporters’ attention.
For the red carpet ceremony later in the day, he changed into another black-white high contrast shoes which once again caught attention. With regards to Andy’s performance in the film, foreign media reporters expressed that it’s different from the familiar action characters of Andy in his other films, his return to normal, it’s rather eye catching to them.
news and photos from: Macao Daily, Headline Daily, Wei Wen Po, Apple Daily News, Ming Pao