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Pedicab Driver (1989)

Qun long xi feng (original title)
Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a ... See full summary »

Director:

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Writers:

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (story), Kin Lo (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Lo Tung
Siu Chung Mok ... Malted Candy
Hoi Mang ... Rice Pudding
Lung Chan ... Coolie
Nina Li Chi ... Ping
Fennie Yuen ... Hsiao-Tsui
Ching-Ying Lam ... Sheng
Billy Lau ... Tan
Lowell Lo ... Shan Cha Cake
James Mou James Mou ... Keung
Yueh Sun ... Fang
Corey Yuen ... Coolie (as Kwai Yuen)
Maria Cordero Maria Cordero ... Auntie
Dick Wei ... Wei
John Sham ... Master 5
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Storyline

Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. Somehow, the pair must find a way to win the ladies' hearts and free them from their unpleasant jobs. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

24 February 1989 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Macau, China

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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One of Sammo's Best
27 February 2013 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

Good movie that combines action with romance.

Tung (Sammo Hung) is a pedicab driver. He has a pretty girl (LI Chi) that he gets attracted to that works at the baker next door. Malted Candy (Siu Ching Mok) who's also a pedicab driver runs into (literally) a girl (Fannie Yuen). Upon seeing her, he's instantly in love with her. He tries to mend the wrong, and his sincerity catches her heart too. There's a gang boss that's running a prostitute ring, and she works for him. Malted Candy's attempt to marry her, and get her out of the influence of the gang boss gets them in deadly harms way.

This is how a kung fu action movie should be. The actresses are good looking, and fight scenes are pretty awesome. There's humor to the side stories, and the supporting casts puts in a good performance. Nina Li Chi (Who's now Jet Li's wife), and Fannie Yuen looks really good in this movie. They were the actual focus of this story.

Bitter Sweet romance between Fannie Yuen, and Siu Ching Mok was nicely written.

This is one of Sammo Hung's best movie and is recommended for viewing.


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