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Divergence (2005)
"Saam cha hau" (original title)

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A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.

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Suen Siu Yan
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To Hou Sun
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Koo
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Su Fong / Amy (as Sinje Lee)
Jing Ning ...
Ting (as Ning Jing)
Jan Lamb ...
Chu
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Inspector Mok (as Yu Rong Guang)
Gallen Law ...
Yiu Tin Chung (as Lo Ka Leung)
Tommy Yuen ...
Yiu Ha
Samuel Pang ...
So Fu On
Suet-Fei Chiu ...
Winnie (as Chloe)
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Uncle Choi (as Eric Tsang Chi Wai)
Sam Lee ...
Leung Tak
Suet Lam ...
Mou Wai Bun (as Lam Suet)
Tak-bun Wong ...
Detector (as Kenny Wong)
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This thriller has Suen chasing some gangsters around Hong Kong. One of his key witnesses is assassinated after being extradited from Canada and that puts an end to the prosecution's case. Meanwhile, Suen is still struggling with his girlfriends disappearance 10 years ago. A pair of assassins fill out the third plot chain. The gangsters, Suen, and the assassins intersect often as they try to solve the crimes and find out what happened to Suen's girlfriend. Written by poco loco

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28 April 2005 (Hong Kong)  »

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Saam cha hau  »

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DIVERGENCE (Theme Song)
Performed by Aaron Kwok
Produced by Anthony Chue and Lao Duck
Song Composed by Anthony Chue
Lyrics by Siu May
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If you can't do it, let me do it for you.
22 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not the slam bang police action of Infernal Affairs (the original, not the ripoff), but there is enough action to make it worth your while.

It focuses more on the characters and their relationships: the cop, Suen Siu Yan (Aaron Kwok, the hit man, Koo (Daniel Wu), and the lawyer, To Hou Sun (Ekin Cheng).

Suen has been looking for his girlfriend Amy for 10 years. To's wife Su Fong (Angelica Lee) looks like her and actually plays two parts, one in flashback. He acts like a stalker as he follows her everywhere.

Eric Tsang from Internal Affairs is here, but he is a cop in Missing Persons, not a mobster.

Kwok and Wu are great, and the action is good at times, but there just doesn't seem to be something that brings it all together.


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