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A Moment of Romance (1990)
"Tin joek jau ching" (original title)

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A story of a bank heist that almost ended in disaster (for the robbers) until their getaway driver Wah Dee (Andy Lau) took a young woman Jo Jo(Jacklyn Wu) hostage. After preventing her from... See full summary »

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Chien-Lien Wu ...
Jo Jo Huen
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Kingman Cho ...
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Joe Chu
Tiet Wo Chu
Yung Chung
Shui-Chiu Gan
Kuo-Yung Hsia
Chi-ming Huang
Shirley Huang
Tung-kim Hung
Lo Kam
Sandra Lang
Kong Lau
Shan Liang
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A story of a bank heist that almost ended in disaster (for the robbers) until their getaway driver Wah Dee (Andy Lau) took a young woman Jo Jo(Jacklyn Wu) hostage. After preventing her from getting killed by his accomplices, both began a forbidden relationship causing mayhem and chaos for their friends and family. Written by Anonymous

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The good-bye note that Jojo leaves Wah Dee on his desk suddenly ended up in Wah Dee's jacket. See more »

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Followed by A Moment of Romance II (1993) See more »

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Tin Yeuk Yau Ching
Performed by Shirley Yuan
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Andy Lau's Best Picture
16 October 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to pick this film up in Vancouver, and I am glad I did. This is one of the best foreign films I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot. This movie plays out like a modern-day Romeo and Juliet. Andy Lau is a gangster who falls in love with a good-girl. This age-old formula is applied very well however, and is played out brilliantly. This film is by turns beautiful, violent, energetic, contemplative, and heart-breaking. The violence is visceral and unflinching, and the film is rooted strongly in reality. Andy Lau turns in his career-making performance and the female lead is excellent as well. I highly recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a well-made Hong Kong flick.


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