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Release Date:
19 October 2000 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Trust is fatal. See more »
Plot:
Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who's had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Great action movie See more (36 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Hark Tsui 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Koan Hui 
Hark Tsui 

Produced by
Nansun Shi .... co-producer
Hark Tsui .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jun Kung  (as Joventino Couto Remotigue)
Tommy Wai 
 
Cinematography by
Chiu-Lam Ko 
Herman Yau 
 
Film Editing by
Marco Mak 
 
Production Management
Koan Hui .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tat Wah Fok .... assistant director
Koan Hui .... co-director
 
Sound Department
Martin Richard Chappell .... sound effects editor
May Mok .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Dave Terman .... sound editor (uncredited)
Tomy Yu .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Bart Wong .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Justo D. Cascante III .... visual effects
Bart Wong .... main title design & animation
 
Stunts
Marcus Fox .... car stunt coordinator
Marcus Fox .... stunt double
Xin Xin Xiong .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Man-Ching Ng .... gaffer
Chak-Shun Tang .... still photographer
Lin Yau Tsou .... assistant cinematographer
Tin Yan Wu .... gaffer
William Yim .... second unit cinematographer
Puccini Yu .... cinematographer: second unit (as Yu Kwok-ping)
Chun-Wah Yuen .... assistant cinematographer
 
Editorial Department
David Cole .... telecine operator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Peggy Lee .... production controller
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Shun liu ni liu" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Drift" - Japan (English title) (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive strong violence and brief drug use
Runtime:
113 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2001 (#04)See more »
Quotes:
Tyler:[First Lines] It is said in the beginning there was nothing. Everything was pitch black. The one in charge said that wouldn't do. Then there was light. Light is good. It lets you see the world around you. The next day, sky appeared. That same sky has rainbows. And lightning, too. Very interesting. On the third day, there was water. Water brought plants...See more »
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Referenced in Special ID (2013)See more »

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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Great action movie, 5 November 2004
Author: AwesomeWolf from Australia

Version: Cantonese, with English subtitles (by SBS).

'Time and Tide' is easily one of the best action movies I've ever seen. Nic Tse plays a regular guy trying to make money for his child, and is way out of his element as a bartender when he joins a protection service. Tse is the hero of the story, but it is Wu Bai who rules most of the action.

Despite other comments about the movie's plot, I thought it was pretty good. Simply put, we have an everyday guy just trying to help someone out, and befriends a bad guy, the action hero, who is working for similar reasons.

However, the action is where its at, and 'Time and Tide' delivers. There are some great, kinetic action scenes, including one inside/on a building, which I think is one of the best action scenes ever made.

9/10 - Great action movie, but may not appeal to fans of the genre. The awesome genre.

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