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Director:
Writers:
Kam-Yuen Szeto (screenplay)
Lik-Kei Tang (screenplay)
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Release Date:
24 September 2009 (Hong Kong) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
When life is the shadow of death
Plot:
A troubled assassin, who works by orchestrating "accidents", suspects that an accident that happens to his team is not an accident at all. | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
accidents really do happen See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Louis Koo ... Ho Kwok-fai, The Brain
Richie Ren ... Chan Fong-chow
Shui-Fan Fung ... Uncle
Michelle Ye ... Woman
Suet Lam ... Fatty
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alexander Chan ... Wong
Yuqin Han ... Chan Fong-chow's wife
Cheung Wing Lai ... Wong's Father
Peter Lau ... Trad Boss
Frank Michael Liu ... Police Detective (as Chung Kei Lau)
Siu Kwan Lui ... Shopkeeper
Sherwin Ming ... Client

Monica Mok ... Brain's wife
Jo Hung San ... Landlord
Lui Yiu Tung ... Bus Driver
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Directed by
Pou-Soi Cheang 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kam-Yuen Szeto  screenplay
Lik-Kei Tang  screenplay

Produced by
John Chong .... executive producer
Elos Gallo .... consulting producer
Leo Lai .... supervising producer
Johnnie To .... producer
 
Original Music by
Xavier Jamaux 
 
Cinematography by
Yuen Man Fung 
 
Film Editing by
David M. Richardson 
 
Art Direction by
Silver Cheung 
Stanley Cheung 
 
Costume Design by
Silver Cheung 
Stanley Cheung 
 
Art Department
Wai Yan Wong .... assistant art director
Nicole Yuen .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Martin Richard Chappell .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Henri Wong .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Cho-kuen Chu .... stunts
Sam Kai-Sen Huang .... stunts
Jack Wong Wai Leung .... action choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sing Hong Chan .... electrician
Hung-On Chiu .... electrician
Hang-Gei Jeng .... electrician
Pak-Yin Kwong .... electrician
Bo-Lam Lee .... electrician
Jan-Yee Lee .... electrician
Lap-Kei Lee .... electrician
Kim-Wai Leung .... electrician
Wai Ming Leung .... electrician
Yiu Cheung Luk .... electrician
Wai-yin Ng .... electrician
Yun Keung Ng .... electrician
Hon-Yiu Poon .... electrician
Jing-Chuen Seung .... electrician
Kin-Keung Tam .... electrician
Kin-Wai Tse .... electrician
Pou-Tin Yu .... electrician
Wai-Chiu Yu .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kar Yan Yip .... assistant costume designer
 
Other crew
John Chong .... presenter
Wan-San Ding .... planner
Kwok-Chuen Wong .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Yi ngoi" - Hong Kong (original title)
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Runtime:
89 min
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2 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
accidents really do happen, 1 September 2012
Author: orocolorado from United States

This is the sort of movie I love if done right. I will say right off the bat this one is not done well. The premise is good = a gang of contract killers arrange murders to look like accidents. The leader of the gang gets trapped by his own paranoia forgetting that accidents can really do happen.

The murders reminded me of those serial action contraptions we had as kids that have one thing lead to another in a complicated sequence--a marble rolls down an incline to land on a lever that activates a spring that pours some water etc etc.....What ever happened to those toys? I guess computer games perempted them.

The idea is good why couldn't they have polished it up and made the thing believable? The murders are accomplished by unbelievably complicated serial actions that are just that UNBELIEVABLE---the first target gets out of his car because a canvas sign is covering part of the windshield (this is near the end of one of these unbelievable trip wire sequences)...why doesn't he just drive on? Better yet have the sign cover the whole windshield and make it believable!!! In another murder an old man in a wheel chair rolls down a street out of control to the exact spot where a wire is dangling from a high tension overhead power line---put there by a kite in a rain storm.

The visuals kind of sum up the caliber of the film....gory cheesy Kung Fu death sequences with watery blood belching out of mouths..

Over all plot where paranoia tricks the main character is also a good idea...but come on write a more convincing story--an eclipse of the sun ruining one of these things dumb! yawn!

Art Film Quality? You have to be kidding---well maybe not considering what wins at those things.

How is wish this movie had been better!

DO NOT RECOMMEND

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