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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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Tam
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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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Faith Restored
25 November 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This was really good.

Though I'd been losing hope that Los Bros Pang could deliver a truly satisfying movie experience (considering their recent efforts), I'm always compelled to watch them. I have a lot of faith in these guys. My faith in their abilities has been restored with this flick.

A lot of the credit goes to Aaron Kwok. He did an amazing job and I can't imagine how any other actor would've pulled it off. A brilliant, memorable performance.

It's visually stunning -- and gritty as hell -- and has the feel of a solid independent (ala "Memento" or "Blood Simple.") It's a bit "over-told" when all's said and done, but ultimately quite satisfying.

The Pang Brothers are back!


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