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Bishonen (1998)

Mei shao nian zhi lian (original title)
Jet is the star gigolo in Hong Kong. Arrogant, sexy, everyone falls in love with him, but he falls in love with no one... until one day he meets Sam, the hunkiest policeman to ever pound a ... See full summary »

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Jet
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Sam Fai
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Kana
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K.S.
Jason Tsang ...
Ah Chin
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Sam's Father
Chiao Chiao ...
Sam's Mother
Tat-Ming Cheung ...
Tsu (Boss)
James Wong ...
J.P.
Joe Junior ...
Gucci (Auntie)
Paul Fonoroff
Michael Lam
Jim Lam Yim ...
(as Chim Lam Yim)
Man Ming Ma
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Jet is the star gigolo in Hong Kong. Arrogant, sexy, everyone falls in love with him, but he falls in love with no one... until one day he meets Sam, the hunkiest policeman to ever pound a beat on Hollywood Road. From then on, Jet changes himself into somebody he is not: innocent, sweet, clean, pure. It's way of setting a trap to catch Sam. But unknowingly Jet falls into the trap himself. Things begin to get out of control when it turns out that Sam's past is part of Jet's present. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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8 March 2001 (Germany)  »

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$18,506 (USA) (9 April 1999)

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$18,629 (USA) (16 April 1999)
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Da-an (Anwser)
Composer: Chris Babida
Lyricst: Yao Chien
Sung by: Coco Lee
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A beautifully crafted love story
29 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

The look of the film is glossy and polished as are the stars of the film. The story unfolds and follows the life of a young Hong Kong police officer as he gets involved with another young and cute guy. The ending line in the story is quite profound regarding love; knowing that you have found it, but not knowing where it will lead you. This is one I would like in my DVD collection.


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