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The Rebel (2007)
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1920s. Vietnam under colonial French ruling. Anti-French rebellions emerge all over the country to disrupt the foreign occupiers. In respond, the colonialist employed units of Vietnamese ... See full summary »

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Le Van Cuong (as Johnny Tri Nguyen)
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Vo Thanh Thuy (as Ngo Thanh Van)
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Sy (as Dustin Tri Nguyen)
Thang Nguyen ...
Hua Danh
Chanh Tin Nguyen ...
Cuong's Father
Stephane Gauger ...
Derue
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De Canh
Tran Trung Linh ...
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Girl's Mother
Huu Hau Nguyen ...
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Nguyen Hau ...
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1920s. Vietnam under colonial French ruling. Anti-French rebellions emerge all over the country to disrupt the foreign occupiers. In respond, the colonialist employed units of Vietnamese agents to track and destroy these rebels. The film follows the journey of LE VAN CUONG, a French cultured undercover elite. Although branded with a perfect track record, Cuong's inner conscience is troubled by the sea of Vietnamese blood he had spilled to uphold a French washed ideal. Following an assassination of a high ranking French, Cuong is assigned to seek and kill the notorious leader of the resistance. Cuong encounters VO THANH THUY, a relentless revolutionary fighter and the daughter of the rebel leader. Cuong's superior intends for him to use Thuy as a mean to get to her father but Cuong soon has feelings for her. Thuy's patriotism ignites conflicts between Cuong's consciousness and his cultured faith. Will Cuong discover his inner-self and find love or will he continue his mission? The ... Written by Johnny Nguyen

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Action | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sequences of violence | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

27 April 2007 (Vietnam)  »

Also Known As:

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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11 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Action movies generally can't deliver much in the story department. So even a slight/slim story as shown here, that is decent enough is a pretty good deal. A good one to watch and enjoy so to speak. The main actors do their dramatic parts convincingly enough and the action scenes are pretty good too (which of course it the main selling point here too).

You might recognize the main actor here from other movies. Especially if you have watched a few Thai action movies. He's doing a great job here, being likable, even when he shouldn't be the one to cheer for. This movie delivers on it's premise, the only question that remains, does this premise suit your taste?


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