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Chicken and Duck Talk (1988)

Gai tung ngap gong (original title)
Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers and staff alike have to put up with the filthy shop and Hui's cost-cutting way of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Hui ...
Ah Hui
Ricky Hui ...
Cuttlefish
Sylvia Chang ...
Mrs. Hui
Lowell Lo ...
Chimp Chan
Wing-Cho Yip ...
Pang
Lawrence Ng ...
Danny Poon
Kai-Nam Ho ...
Alan
Yan Pak ...
Hui's Mother-in-Law
Ying-Ying Hui ...
Maria
Feng Ku ...
Richard
Koon-Lan Law ...
Mrs. Chan
Yung-kuang Lai ...
Health Inspector
Siu-Ling Lee ...
Health Inspector's Girlfriend
Leung Ng ...
Hui's Son
Gloria Yip ...
Judy
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Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers and staff alike have to put up with the filthy shop and Hui's cost-cutting way of doing business. When ''Danny Fried Chicken'' (an American-style fast-food restuarant) opens up across the street, Hui receives a rude shock and is forced to lift his game to compete. He might even have to supply clean chopsticks. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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14 July 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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Ah Hui: Sir, is the food alright?
husband customer: Yes, the food is more delicious & the place is more clean.
wife customer: Hey
[trying to discourage husband from lighting up a cigarette]
husband customer: Do you mind if I smoke?
Ah Hui: Hmmph, do you mind if I fart?
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Another fun HK comedy from the Hui's Brothers.
6 January 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is another fun Hong Kong comedy starring Michael Hui and Ricky Hui (their younger Sam Hui has a cameo appearance). Here, Hui (Michael Hui) runs a restaurant with a tasty roast duck recipe. However, his employees and customers have to endure the a run-down and unsanitary looking restaurant - Hui's way of cutting maintenance cost. Hui might have to rethink his strategy when an American-style fast-food restaurant opens across the street.

It's a nice little movie with some laughable moments and decent acting, with Michael and Ricky delivering their unique comedy brand that will sure entertain the audience. Sylvia Chang, Lowell Lo, Wing-Cho Yip and Kai-Nam Ho all make a great team in making the plot pretty exciting by making the audience guess how they will be able to pull off competing with the popular fast food restaurant.

The movie is not as suspenseful or funny as previous Hui Brothers films like The Contract and Security Unlimited, but it's still great comedy that surpasses many of today's films of the 00s and on.

Grade B+


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