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Qian yan wan yu (1999)

Ordinary Heroes is a 1999 Cantonese-language film directed by Ann Hui. It was co-produced by Hong Kong and China. It concerns social reform activists in Hong Kong. The film's Chinese title ... See full synopsis »

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Ann Hui

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Kin Chung Chan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kang-sheng Lee ... Tung
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Peter Kam
Kwan-Ho Tse ... Yau
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mo-Chan Chik Mo-Chan Chik
Chau Sang Lau ... Chuen
Chi-Man Lee Chi-Man Lee
Gam-Ming Lee Gam-Ming Lee
Kim-yu Lee Kim-yu Lee ... Sow
Loletta Lee ... Sow (as Rachel Lee)
Hee Ching Paw ... Tung's mother
Kar Fai Wong Kar Fai Wong ... Reporter
Pui-Wah Wong Pui-Wah Wong
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Ordinary Heroes is a 1999 Cantonese-language film directed by Ann Hui. It was co-produced by Hong Kong and China. It concerns social reform activists in Hong Kong. The film's Chinese title refers to a popular song by Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng.

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Hong Kong | China

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Cantonese

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10 April 1999 (Hong Kong) See more »

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A Personal Victory for Anthony Wong
22 April 2003 | by cunningswineSee all my reviews

An average film compared to director Ann Hui's more captivating works. But it's still well worth a viewing if simply for Anthony Wong's perfect portrayal of Father Peter Kam. The actor, who has appeared in too many lame films for his own good, finally landed a role which does justice to his superb acting.


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