The film follows the tale of a legendary boxing champion (Biao) who turns to drink and gambling when his wife leaves him so his son is left to pick up the pieces. It also stars Eric Tsang, Gloria Yip and Jackie Lui.
Lawrence Ah Mon
Jackie Chung-yin Lui,
Tak Hing Chan
Fai, a talented actor who has won the Best New Artist of the Hong Kong Film Awards and always plays leading roles in television, is an arrogant guy who does not cherish the opportunities ... See full summary »
This film is maliciously counter-factual about recent political events in Taiwan. To avoid the obvious legal responsibility of slander and libel, it merely changes peoples's names like a _roman à clef_ while inventing the usual thriller / romance subplot in imitation of Hollywood's treatment of so-called "history". Problem is that in doing so it obliterates and suppresses all of the most relevant facts, while accepting the most idiotic conspiracy theories which multiple investigations from multiple sources have already discredited. The result is an inept pro-KMT "Blue Party" wet dream, embarrassing to watch if you are unfortunately awake in Taiwan today.
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