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Tian cai yu bai chi (1975)

Ah Tim (Michael Hui) is a handy man and Li (Samuel Hui) is a nurse in the Hang Seng Sanitarium. Together thez engage in dubious plots and exploits.

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Ah Tim
Samuel Hui ...
Lee Hushi
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Mr. Chiang Wo
Eileen Humphreys ...
Princess
Yat Fan Lau ...
Police Chief (as Liu Yi-Fang)
James Tien ...
Traffic Policeman
Joseph Koo ...
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Shen Wang ...
Dr. Wong
Yi Feng ...
Mr. Chow
Ricky Hui ...
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Nan Chiang ...
Antique Dealer
Dean Shek ...
Hotel Clerk
Chor Lam Tsang ...
Chan Keung
Gwa-Pau Sai ...
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Li Jen Ho ...
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Ah Tim (Michael Hui) is a handy man and Li (Samuel Hui) is a nurse in the Hang Seng Sanitarium. Together thez engage in dubious plots and exploits.

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21 August 1975 (Hong Kong)  »

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One of the more solemn comedies from the Hui Brothers.
23 April 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the earlier films from the Hui Brothers, where they play two workers inside a mental institution who are constantly looking for ways to slack off or search for a quick way to find fast money. When Chiang Wo (Roy Chiao) is admitted into the hospital, the brothers, Tim (Michael Hui) and Lee (Sam Hui) eye his small white, which they think contains fragments of fine China from the Ming Dynasty. This leads to some comedic acts in from the brothers to get their hands on the fragments and leads to an interesting plot of where they could find such fortune.

The Hui Brothers brought new approach to comedy in Hong Kong back in the day and it's a type of comedy that is sorely missing in today's films that Hong Kong dishes out. While this film is more of the solemn ones from the Hui Brothers and does not contain as much comedy or humor as other entries, it's still a classic film worth watching.

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