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Punished -- After his daughter is abducted and killed, a powerful tycoon appoints his ex-bodyguard to avenge her death by hunting down and videotaping the murders of everyone involved in the unsolved crime.
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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Chi Keung Fung (screenplay)
Fung Lam (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 May 2011 (Hong Kong) See more »
First the ransom. Then the payback.
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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  (in credits order)

Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Wong Ho Chiu
Richie Jen ... Chor (as Richie Ren)
Janice Man ... Daisy
Maggie Ho Yee Cheung ... Mrs. Wong
Candy Lo ... May
Lei Lam ... Pang
Jun Kung
Charlie Cho ... TK
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Chung San Chui
Elena Kong ... Daisy's mother
King-Kong Lam
Lin Li
Kenny Lo ... Bodyguard
Yut-yut Wong

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 
Art Direction by
Raymond Chan 
Costume Design by
Steven Tsang 
Production Management
Jackson Ha .... production manager
Visual Effects by
Ken Law .... visual effects supervisor
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... 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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94 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The story was the original basis for Life Without Principle (2011).See more »
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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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
There are things that haunt you for life., 6 June 2012
Author: Ben Larson from Leesburg, FL

Maybe I have a subconscious desire for revenge as I typically like that genre. This is a tale of revenge on the death of a tycoon's daughter.

His bodyguard (Richie Ren) is tasked with finding those responsible and taking care of business. He reports back on his boss' iPhone.

I've seen Ren in Exiled (Fong juk). and he is very good. This may be his best.

Revenge doesn't replace the fact that you need to be close to your loved ones now. That realization is central to the film and revenge was not sweet, but a painful reminder of the father's failure.

Really good film.

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