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The Detective (2007)
"C+ jing taam" (original title)

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A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.

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Inspector Fung Chak (as Liu Kai Chi)
Tak-Bun Wong ...
Kwong Chi Hung (as Kenny Wong)
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Uncle Cheung (as Lau Siu Ming)
Yiu-Cheung Lai ...
Sai Wing (as Lai Yiu Cheung)
Fui-On Shing ...
Fei Lung (as Sing Fui On)
Tin-Ngoh Seung ...
Poon So Fong (as Kiki Sheung)
Jo Kuk ...
Yin (as Jo Koo)
Suet Siu ...
Ming's Wife (as Elle Choi)
Natthasinee Pinyopiyavid ...
Mok Wai Sum
Chaiyapong Settagam ...
Tai Tau Ming
Naratid Namkang ...
Tam's Child
Sriak Boonsomrat ...
Tam's Dad
Mantanakarn Lhaomang ...
Tam's Mom
Sarunjit Lelapisan ...
Memie (as Mrs. 'Sarunjit Lelapisan)
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A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.

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More than a "Whodunit?"
30 December 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There is that quality of "What's going on?" which keeps one engrossed in this story. As one thing leads to another, we are challenged to make sense of what is happening and how all the people, places, and incidents are tied to each other. We know instinctively that the conclusions of the detective are wrong. Yet, it's a struggle to do him one better.

There are no "red herrings" and there is no deliberate attempt to lead one astray - so why is it so hard to figure it out? Of course it's because something is missing - but what? Well, trying to guess that "something" is fun. Also, watching a "detective" bumble his way through this case is fun - a lot of fun.

For the more technically oriented: Production values are high, acting is good, location shots are full of atmosphere, the music fits the tempo and is not jarring, the "feel" of the picture is that everything is real. I consider it dripping with authenticity.


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