The Hollywood movie "Blade Runner" (also translated "2020"), was co-produced by the Shaw Brothers in 1982, is the pioneering work of cyberpunk movies and is regarded as the classic of all time. It depicts a stunning futuristic cityscape that is heavily influenced by Hong Kong. Since then, cyberpunk has an inseparable relationship with our city. Some scenes in Ghost in the Shell were even filmed in Sham Shui Po, in which the saturated neon lights and metropolitan skyscrapers in the movie construct the aesthetics of future cities, using Hong Kong street scenes as the blueprint.
The story of “Heart of Cyberpunk” sets forth in the “High Tech, Low Life” SSP CITY in the other side of the time portal. The story is presented in two parts, the prequel and the main story, under the looming climate crisis that intertwines with artificial intelligence, machinery, steel and flesh, reality and illusion, the past and the future.
Eons ago, the “Heart of Cyberpunk" Main Base has been hidden under the Tung Chau Street Flyover, where is the golden seam separating humans and artificial intelligence creatures, awaiting for five “hearts” of cyberpunk to awaken the AI “Mother Brain” and its clone.
In October 2020, the time portal connecting the two timeline is re-opened, and the five “hearts” of cyberpunk to unlock the mystery of human evolution is waiting to be assembled, the "Heart of Cyberpunk" Main Base is powering up...