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Ba cai Lin Ya Zhen (1982)

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Josephine Siao is hired by a C.E.O. to teach his father manners and how to act like a "gentleman" in public. A goofy slapstick comedy that also features Ricky Hui as Josephine's long ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Josephine Siao ...
Jenny
Ricky Hui ...
Fang
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sing Chen ...
Chen
Lui Cheung
Charlie Cho ...
Sand's Son
Chi Chou
Ging Man Fung
Biu Gam ...
(as Piao Chin)
Yee Ching Gan
Pak-Kwong Ho
Wai-Jan Koo
Hark-Sun Lau
Yat Fan Lau
Ngan Lee
Lin Lin Li
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Josephine Siao is hired by a C.E.O. to teach his father manners and how to act like a "gentleman" in public. A goofy slapstick comedy that also features Ricky Hui as Josephine's long suffering boyfriend. John Woo stars as himself. Written by Joseph Ulibas <mculibas@cwnet.com>

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21 October 1982 (Hong Kong)  »

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A Different Film for John Woo, a strong Female Lead!
8 October 2003 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Plain Jane To the Rescue (1982) is the Big Screen adaptation of Josephine Siao's TV character Jane. She plays a free spirited tomboy who's always running from one bad job into another. Ricky Hui co-stars as her childhood sweetheart. He doesn't know how to convey his affections for her. Jane works for the CEO (Charlie Cho) of Z-Corp., a ruthless company with a worldwide domination aspirations. Her job is to teach the Owner some manners because he feels that his father is an embarrassment to him and the company. She also uncovers his plans of trying to take over Hong Kong. When his plans endanger the life of her client, Jane and Ricky team up together to stop this mad Industrialist.

Fun movie, Josephine Siao is a great comedian. Like I said earlier, this is not your typical John Woo film due to the presence of a strong female character. Woo's only film to date to feature such a role.

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John Woo makes a cameo appearance as John Woo "unemployed Director". The film features a funny reference to Princess Chang Peng (cantonese opera in an employment office).


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