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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 ...
(as Ging-man Cho)
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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14 June 1990 (Hong Kong)  »

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The denim jacket on Wah Dee's body changed from perfectly put on to loose on one end of his arm, right before and after he slammed Jojo to the ground during their struggle in the field. See more »

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Followed by A Moment of Romance III (1996) 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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