A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia.
Anthony Wong Chau-Sang
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The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. For the jaded hit men, they wonder where this journey will end. Against this backdrop come two hit men from Hong Kong sent to take out a renegade member trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby. They soon find themselves in the throes of a dilemma when two of their former associates also show up, intent on thwarting them at every cost. Written by
The hotel the characters return to numerous times, and where also the final showdown takes place, was in fact a completely roof-less set built on top of the Milkyway Image (the film's production company) building. Scenes taking place in the hotel were then filmed at night, resulting in an impressive ambient lighting. See more »
As Josie Ho's character is praying the rosary, she repeats the Our Father on the small beads when it should be the Hail Marys. See more »
Johnny To succeeds in having an original perspective on the action/crime genre! He seems to be playing with his gangsters in his movies! The gangsters in this movie are on a mission to kill an ex member who was exiled! After a intense shootout they clean up the place,cook and eat dinner! As they were all friends once they offer "Wo" the exiled one a favor! He wants do a last job in order to provide enough income for his wife and baby! The way things play out is a bit abstract! Not much is said! But the way the main characters act around each other it is obvious that they share a bond! Of course matters don't go like they planned! The main characters including Anthony Wong are marvelous! They show emotion without having much of a expression! Also Simon Yam is wonderful as the bad guy! It is like second nature to him! If it weren't for these actors this movie wouldn't work! The pace of the movie on the whole is moderate! But when the action begins the pace is real fast! The action scenes are beautiful! They are stylish and intense! The finale is short but a real treat! Heroic bloodshed with a lot of blood.(Only this blood isn't fluid but some sort of red powder. Very nice effect! I suspect CGI,but I am not sure!) "Exiled" is an excellent crime drama with high tense action!
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