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Purple Storm (1999)
"Zi yu feng bao" (original title)

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Khmer Rouge terrorist Kieron Chow and his unit arrive in Hong Kong for their latest mission. Todd, Chow's son and fiercely loyal right-hand man, sustains a serious head wound. Now a total ... See full summary »

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Emil Chau ...
Ma Li
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Guan Ai
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Cheryl
Patrick Tam ...
O.B. (as Yiu Man Tam)
Jianxin Huang ...
Liu
Michael Tong ...
Mike - ATF officer
Moses Chan ...
Rock
Alan Moo ...
F.D. (as Moo Kai)
Cordelia Choy ...
Judy - ATF agent
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Mo-Chan Chik
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Khmer Rouge terrorist Kieron Chow and his unit arrive in Hong Kong for their latest mission. Todd, Chow's son and fiercely loyal right-hand man, sustains a serious head wound. Now a total amnesiac, Todd wakes from a coma to find he's been given a new life, one that may be the death of him. With the help of psychiatrist Shirley Kwan, anti-terrorist officer Mark Chan tries to convince Todd that he is actually an undercover cop sent to infiltrate Chow's group. As fragments of his shattered memory return, Todd is forced to choose between his dark past and this one shot at redemption... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Unmei wa hitori no otoko no kioku ni yudanerareta [Japan]

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A strong action movie
22 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie gives Daniel Wu his chance to do a great action movie, but I really find Emil Chow's character really great, gutsy but determined to righting wrongs. Plus the main terrorist, it gets me wondering his revolution, makes me wonder if he is doing this for good or bad.

A movie that tells us about Todd, an amnesiac terrorist being tricked as an undercover until he learns who he really is. The consequences that he makes from his terrorist family, gives him a the choice of redemption.

Purple Storm was one of the best ones that I have seen this year. The movie really stands out when it is filled with tremendous action scenes set-up by Stephen Tung Wai, which won the best action sequences in the Hong Kong Awards. (9/10)


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