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After a 13-year imprisonment in Hong Kong, a kickboxer challenges the current champion in order to restore his honor.

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Credited cast:
Andy Lau ... Mong Fu
Takako Tokiwa Takako Tokiwa ... Sister Mioko
Inthira Charoenpura Inthira Charoenpura ... Pim Nathasiri (as Intira Jaroenpura)
Apichaya Thanatthanapong Apichaya Thanatthanapong ... Ploy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reila Aphrodite
Kowit Butrachart Kowit Butrachart ... Carlos
Nizondh Chaisirikul Nizondh Chaisirikul ... Somar's coach
Man Yee Chan Man Yee Chan ... Assistant Coach
Wing-Chung Chan Wing-Chung Chan
Juthaimas Changthong Juthaimas Changthong ... Prae
Stephen Fox Stephen Fox ... Commentator
Patrick Anthony Gayle ... Fighter
Natthawara Hongsuwan Natthawara Hongsuwan ... Alice
Chaleampan Junthong Chaleampan Junthong ... Ann
Loi Kwan Kam Loi Kwan Kam
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After a 13-year imprisonment in Hong Kong, Mong Fu returns to Thailand to discover that his girlfriend had died and had left him a daughter, Ploy. With the help of Sister Mioko, a caretaker for orphans, Fu and Ploy begin the long hard road to know each other. However, a Thai boxing promoter tells the truth about why Fu went to prison. It turns out that Fu, who is a former kickboxer himself, killed a kickboxing champion outside the ring. In an attempt to bring honor back, Fu challenges the current champion in a fight. Meanwhile, a relationship begins to ensue between Fu and Sister Mioko. Written by Ninja01

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

21 December 2000 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fighter's Blues See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Followed by Siu nin a Fu (2003) See more »

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Performed by Andy Lau
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27 April 2001 | by pecan78See all my reviews

This is one of Andy Lau's best movies. The story is moving. The view in Thailand, esp. Pattaya is really intriguing. And the ending is beautiful, though expected. But some details aren't clearly stated. And the boy Ray seems to be an optional character. ANyway, it's recommendable to those who cherish the warmth from heart.


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