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The Touch (2002)
"Tian mai zhuan qi" (original title)

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A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pak Yin Fay
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Eric
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Karl
Sihung Lung ...
The Monk-Dun Huang
Brandon Chang ...
Pak Yeuk Tong
Margaret Wang ...
Lily
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Bob
Emmanuel Lanzi ...
Draco
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Ping
Gabriel Harrison ...
Sam (as Gabriel Hoi)
Winston Chao ...
Yin's Father
Zhenghai Kou ...
Silvio
Liu Chang Sheng ...
Pang
Hua Qin ...
Fat-Wah
Sua Lang Rao Deng ...
The monk - 700 Yrs. Ago
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A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.

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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 August 2002 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

El secreto del talismán  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$374,279 (France) (15 August 2003)

Gross:

$374,279 (France) (15 August 2003)
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2.35 : 1
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Karl: The world, my friends, is divided into two categories: there are those who take... and those who *give* to those who take.
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Doesn't cut it, even with Michelle Yeoh
1 August 2003 | by (Baltimore, MD, USA) – See all my reviews

As a huge fan of Michelle Yeoh, I was waiting with baited breath to see a beautifully photographed movie with her as the star. An English language movie that was supposed to have world-wide appeal, proof to everyone that she had the true star power she already had for me and many others. While the photography was gorgeous and her strength in the lead role was obvious, the story was weak. Worse yet, the action scenes seemed too slow and "choreographed-looking." The attempts at humor were not only poor, but got really annoying. Worst of all, Michelle played the role of a wonderfully dynamic, good-hearted, woman who still loves a heel, a former love and father of their son. Ben Chaplin does a good job of playing the role of a self-centered, unreliable, untrustworthy crook with absolutely no redeeming value. I know in real life lots of women love the worst men, so there's no escapism here. But this movie makes it look like its cool to be a jerk, making it all the harder to watch. I bought the DVD for my Michelle collection. How many times I'll be able to watch it, I don't know.


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