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Confession of Pain (2006)

Seung sing (original title)
A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

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Detective Lau Ching Hei
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Detective Yau Kin Bong
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Sai Fung (as Shu Qi)
Jinglei Xu ...
Susan Chow (as Jing Lei Xu)
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Spicy Girl
Bo Yuen Chan ...
Lai Sun Wah (as Ricky Chan)
Candice Chan ...
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Yee Ting Chan ...
Hei's Sister (as Chan Yee Ying)
Emotion Cheung ...
Chan Wing Fu (as Cheung Kam Ching)
Yuk Wah Cheung ...
Sister In Orphanage (as Cheung Yuk Wah)
Lim-Kang Chow ...
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Kwai Sam Chui ...
Susan Chow's Doctor (as Chui Kwai Sam)
Woon Ling Hau ...
Landlord of the Seaside House (as Hau Waon Ling)
Jordan Ho ...
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Lin Ho ...
Temple Master (as Ho Lin)
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A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

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The heart is a lonely hunter...

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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21 December 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Detective Lau Ching Hei: Beating crime used to be our mandate, now all that matters is the crime rate.
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References CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

APRÉS UN RÊVE
Composed by Kwong Wing Chan (as Chan Kwong Wing)
Lyrics by Romanin Bussine
Performed by Bethan Greaves
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Good film - worth watching - could be better though
5 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A good film all round, nice cinematography, good acting.

My only criticism of the film is that unlike other murder mystery / crime solving films - this one shows you the culprit from the beginning

  • who know who done it, so there's little by way of suspense in solving


a crime.

The only surprise is discovering that some of the characters aren't quite who they seem.

Also you would think that an actress of Shu Qi' stature would have a more meaningful role - she just seems to be there as Takeshi's girl friend. That's it.

That being said, it's a film worth worth watching.


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