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Gang du zui hou yi ge bao biao (1996)

A political satire on Hong Kong before the 1997 takeover. Two bodyguards compete to protect the governor while the governor romances the political women.

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Bodyguard, Dai Kin
Liz Kong ...
Governor's Daughter
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Lugo
Spencer Lam ...
Bao
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Last Governor of Hong Kong
Koon-Lan Law ...
Mrs. Chong-Fong On Sum
Benny Li Shuan Yan ...
Terrorist leader
Tak-Lai Ngai
Tin-Bo Tam
Yuk-Man Wong
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Lugo's Wife
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A political satire on Hong Kong before the 1997 takeover. Two bodyguards compete to protect the governor while the governor romances the political women.

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19 September 1996 (Hong Kong)  »

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Bodyguards of the Last Governor  »

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Ho hum comedy
25 September 2002 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The laughs are few and far between in this comedy take on the transference of power from Britain to China in 1997. If you think that sounds like a set-up for mass hilarity, you're mistaken. Kar-Ling Yaw plays an Anglo-Chinese cook who is called upon to serve out the term of governor 'Christ Pattern' (Chris Patten). He's encumbered by two inept bodyguards who supply most of the 'comedy', which is generally of the broadest physical and scatalogical variety. The film is also weighted down by a boring romantic sub-plot. Overall, one for the least demanding of HK film buffs.


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