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Punished -- When a tycoon's daughter is found dead of cocaine overdose after being rescued from abduction, he will stop at nothing to avenge her.

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Director:
Writers:
Chi Keung Fung (screenplay)
Fung Lam (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 May 2011 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Tagline:
First the ransom. Then the payback.
Plot:
When a tycoon's daughter is found dead of cocaine overdose after being rescued from abduction, he will stop at nothing to avenge her. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Anthony Wong Chau-Sang ... Wong Ho Chiu
Richie Ren ... Chor
Janice Man ... Daisy
Maggie Cheung Ho Yee ... Mrs. Wong
Candy Lo ... May
Lei Lam ... Pang
Jun Kung
Charlie Cho ... TK
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Chui Chung San
Elena Kong ... Daisy's mother
King-Kong Lam
Lin Li
Kenny Lo ... Bodyguard
Yut-yut Wong
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Directed by
Wing-cheong Law 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chi Keung Fung  screenplay
Fung Lam  screenplay

Produced by
John Chong .... executive producer
Elaine Chu .... associate producer
Shirley Lau .... administrative producer
Johnnie To .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dave Klotz 
Guy Zerafa 
 
Cinematography by
Chiu-Lam Ko (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Curran Pang 
David M. Richardson 
 
Production Design by
Raymond Chan 
 
Costume Design by
Steven Tsang 
 
Production Management
Jackson Ha .... production manager
 
Visual Effects by
Ken Law .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Jack Wong Wai Leung .... action choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tin Yan Wu .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Jordan Dieselberg .... additional assistant editor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bou ying" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Retribution" - Hong Kong (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
94 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The story was the original basis for Life Without Principle (2011).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The opening scene shows the image has been reversed. This is shown by the writing on the BFG tires with "All Terrain Tire" reversed (like in a mirror).See more »

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1 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
HK Neo Reviews: Punished, 22 November 2011
Author: (webmaster@thehkneo.com) from Australia

It is impossible not to be disappointed at the latest Milky Way Film produced by Johnnie To. The film probably plays like any other To's films, but without the usual stylish flair that elevates his films to fan-boy's status. Director Law Wing-Cheong is clearly no Johnnie To and his inability to take an average and predictable story and turn it into a stylistic art means mediocrity is all he will achieve. It is unfortunately with the likes of Anthony Wong and Richie Ren being involved and giving a good account of themselves in the process as well. The film also suffers from the lack of a wonderful soundtrack that is so utterly important in Milky Way films. All in all, Punished fails as a Milky Way production and lacks of all the usual Johnnie To's stylistic trademark that make his films so much better. Average and predictable at best…

Neo rates it 6/10.

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