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Golden Chicken (2002)

Gam gai (original title)
After his attempted robbery runs aground, a thief takes a shine to his would-be victim -- a charming prostitute -- who begins to tell him her life story.
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Steely Willy
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Hin-Wai Au ...
Club customer #11
Alfred Cheung ...
Doctor Cheung
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Massage patron
Mo-Chan Chik ...
SDU
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Yeh (as Wu Kwan)
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Himself
Wai-Kai Law
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Kimmy
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Professor Chan
Kim-Wah Ng
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Kam's Mamasan (as Yue Lai Tin)
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Club Owner
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After his attempted robbery runs aground, a thief takes a shine to his would-be victim -- a charming prostitute -- who begins to tell him her life story.

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26 December 2002 (Hong Kong)  »

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101 sztori a szexről  »

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The TV public announcement which Andy gives about customer services is based on a real one featuring the same person first shown in 2000 and which was still being shown on Hong Kong TV several years later. See more »

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Followed by Golden Chicken 2 (2003) See more »

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This One Night
Performed by George Lam
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a hong kong history
10 September 2004 | by (Belfast, NI) – See all my reviews

In the mildly amusing "Golden Chicken," Sandra Ng, the tough lesbian Sister Thirteen from the "Young and Dangerous" series, plays the hooker with the heart of gold. Her life story is a metaphor for Hong Kong, which acts the eager courtesan with her different masters, but should not be judged harshly because it suffers many privations and is doing the best it can. The newsreel clips interspersed throughout the film try to keep the parallel going, but it wears thin and the ending is maudlin. Tony Leung briefly turns this entertainment into a real film during the short time he is on camera. The smarmy Andy Lau is a self parody as the fairy godfather. "Golden Chicken" provides insight as to how Hong Kong views itself, and is therefore interesting viewing if one cares to know the answer.


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