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Juli­eta

Broad­way Cine­math­eque’s 20th an­niver­sary co­in­cides with the 20th fea­ture film by Span­ish di­rec­tor Pe­dro Almod­ó­var. “Juli­eta,” based on three short sto­ries by Alice Munro, tells the story of the epony­mous char­ac­ter (played by Emma Suarez) and her es­tranged daugh­ter, who she has dis­cov­ered is now liv­ing in Switzer­land with three chil­dren. Told pri­mar­ily through flash­backs and jour­nal en­tries, this Span­ish-lan­guage film was a hit at Cannes and comes to Hong

Kong for one night only. Aug 31, 9:35pm. Broad­way Cine­math­eque, Pros­per­ous Gar­den, 3 Pub­lic Square St., Yau Ma Tei. $85 from cinema.com.hk

The Karate Kid: Hushup So­cial

Set­tle in for a re­lax­ing screen­ing of the clas­sic “Karate Kid” in Ovolo’s trop­i­cal in­door gar­den. The 1984 Amer­i­can teen karate flick tells the tale of a ju­nior high stu­dent who gets into some se­ri­ous beef with his new girl­friend’s ex, and learns both wis­dom and awe­some fight­ing skills from peace­ful Ok­i­nawan main­te­nance man, Mr. Miyagi. Ar­rive early and en­joy some nib­bles, cour­tesy of Ovolo South­side. Aug 28, 4pm. Ovolo South­side, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Rd.,

Wong Chuk Hang. $180 from karatekid-ISGC.pelago.events

“Juli­eta,” Pe­dro Almod­ó­var, 2016

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