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Ngoi ngei ngoi do saat sei ngei (1997)

Leon Lai Ming, village chief and bored rural cop, lands his first urban assignment. He thinks he'll be protecting Tung Chee-Hwa, but in fact he must go undercover, as bodyguard for up-and-coming pop sensation Cinderella.

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Lik-Chi Lee

Writers:

Lik-Chi Lee, Wun-Choi Yeung (first screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Leon Lai ... Lai Su-Kan
Sammi Cheng ... Cindy
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ... Siu
Wyman Wong ... Foster Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chi-Shing Chan
Joe Cheng ... Auntie
Man-Fai Cheng Man-Fai Cheng
Yuk Wah Cheung Yuk Wah Cheung
Samantha Man-Kwan Chuk Samantha Man-Kwan Chuk ... Reporter
Goo-Bi GC ... (as Vincci Cheuk)
Ping Ha ... Su-Kan's Mother
Woon-Ling Hau
Wai Keung Hui Wai Keung Hui
Vincent Kok ... Aunt
Yiu-Cheung Lai ... (as Wayne Lai)
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Leon Lai Ming, village chief and bored rural cop, lands his first urban assignment. He thinks he'll be protecting Tung Chee-Hwa, but in fact he must go undercover, as bodyguard for up-and-coming pop sensation Cinderella.

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"It was okay"
2 December 2001 | by leekandhamSee all my reviews

In true tradition of clichés that appear in movies, this is one that we often say about them. And the mediocrity of this one was always apparent.

Killing Me Tenderly is a story of a rising pop singer, Cindy (played by Sammi Cheng), who, unbeknown to her, is being stalked by a crazy fan. In response, her "Foster Mother" (Wyman Wong) calls in the police to help. Meanwhile, a young police sergeant, Lai Su-kan (Leon Lai) is tired of his life as the Head of his village in the New Territories. After putting in a transfer, he gets the protection of Cindy as his first job. Only problem, is that he has to pretend to be gay.

Well, the story gets predictable after that, after all it is a romantic comedy. But sadly the humour was rather thin and unfunny, and the whole story lacked so much that it would rival a large family's shopping list.

I'm not allowed to tell you what happens, but if I were to offer any money to you to work out the rest of the story, I'd be losing big time.

But in the end, I guess fans of Cheng might like the movie, but to be absolutely honest, "it was okay" would be a generous comment.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

12 August 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ai nin ai dao sha si nin See more »

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