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Yuen scorns his father, who he thinks is too generous and forgiving. Through a flashback/time travel gimmick, Yuen meets his parents during their joyous courtship. Yuen comes to understand ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Lawrence Cheng ...
Lone / Chuen
Yuen Chor ...
Lord Watsons
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The Professor
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Dr. Jenny Chung
Yeung-Wah Kam ...
Rocky
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Laura Watt
Anita Lee ...
Kan
Waise Lee ...
Lee Kar-Shing
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Chu Yuan
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Chu Ren
Lawrence Ng ...
Loanshark Fung
Kan-Wing Tsang
Quinton Wong
Anita Yuen ...
Yee / Lynn
Hang-Lan Yung ...
(as Helen Yung)
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Yuen scorns his father, who he thinks is too generous and forgiving. Through a flashback/time travel gimmick, Yuen meets his parents during their joyous courtship. Yuen comes to understand and admire his dad, and reflect on his own moral defects. Written by Greg Pribyl <gpribyl@isd.net>

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February 1994 (Singapore)  »

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He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother  »

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18 April 2003 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

No doubt about it, this film is lifted by the outstanding comedic performances of the two Tonys. Their chemistry lights up a movie that deserves better scriptwriting and directing. A rather nonsensical comedy, yet it pulls at the heart strings through the protaganist's yearn to learn more about his father's past and ultimately regretting his misguided hatred for his dad. It brings new life to the classic 'Tell Laura I love her', so simple yet so memorable as the film's title track.


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