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The Odd One Dies (1997)

Liang ge zhi neng huo yi ge (original title)
The secret world of contract killing comes to focus in the dark, comical tale of Hong Kong's triad. A lowlife gangster is offered a huge fee to commit a murder. He accepts, but there's a ... See full summary »

Director:

Tat-Chi Yau (as Patrick Yau)

Writer:

Ka-Fai Wai
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Credited cast:
Takeshi Kaneshiro ... Mo
Carman Lee ... The Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Woo-min Byeon Woo-min Byeon
Chi-Shing Chiu Chi-Shing Chiu
Fung-wah Choi Fung-wah Choi
Foo-Keung Kong ... (as Fu-Keung Kong)
Suet Lam ... Mah jong heavy
Ching Ting Law Ching Ting Law ... (as Ching Ting Lu)
Do-Yu Lee ... George
Kim-Wing Lee Kim-Wing Lee
Man-zuk Tin Man-zuk Tin
Chun Kang Wang Chun Kang Wang
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The secret world of contract killing comes to focus in the dark, comical tale of Hong Kong's triad. A lowlife gangster is offered a huge fee to commit a murder. He accepts, but there's a catch - he just won a huge fortune and wants to back out of his contract! Written by zanegoldy

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8 June 1999 | by fuzbuddySee all my reviews

I saw this movie at last year's Fant-Asia film festival in Montreal and it was easily one of the most enjoyable films of the festival.

I had seen Takeshi Kaneshiro in other films (Chungking Express,Dr. Wai and the Scripture Without Words, etc.) but this is the film that turned me into a true fan. If you don't know this man's work, you should.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

10 May 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

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Mono

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1.85 : 1
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