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Cat and Mouse (2003)

Lou she oi sheung mao (original title)
Zhan Zhao is a deputy to the wise Judge Bao. When Zhan heads back home for a vacation, he uncovers a plot to assassinate Bao so that a rebel group can overthrow the Emperor.

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Gordon Chan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Lau ... Zhan Zhao
Cecilia Cheung ... Bai Yutong
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Judge Bao Zheng (as Anthony Wong)
Donglin Guo Donglin Guo ... Prince Xiangyang (as Guo Donglin)
Bingbing Li ... Yue Hua (as Li Bingbing)
Yue Wu ... Pang Yu (as Wu Yue)
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Emperor (as Cheung Tat Ming)
Qianshan Ma Qianshan Ma ... Empress (as Ma Qianshan)
Jiaqi Xie Jiaqi Xie ... Lu Fang (Flying Mouse) (as Xie Jiaqi)
Chapman To ... Han Zhang
Tze Chung Lam ... Xu Qing (as Lam Tze Chung)
Ho Lung Cheung Ho Lung Cheung ... Jiang Ping (as Ronnie Cheung)
Yat-Fei Wong ... Chang Qidan (as Wong Yat Fei)
Haizhong Miao Haizhong Miao ... Gongsun Ce (as Miao Haizhong)
Zijun Ma Zijun Ma ... Imperial Councilor Pang (as Ma Zijun)
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Zhan Zhao is a deputy to the wise Judge Bao. When Zhan heads back home for a vacation, he uncovers a plot to assassinate Bao so that a rebel group can overthrow the Emperor.

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Romance | Comedy | Action

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

14 February 2003 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Cat and Mouse See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Referenced in Pirated Copy (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Judge Bao
Composed by Bing Zhong Yang
Lyrics by Sun Yi
Arranged by Kwok-Leung Chan and Marco Wan
Produced by Kwok-Leung Chan
Performed by Andy Lau
OP: Kingdom International Ltd.
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Not great, but not too bad either
2 July 2005 | by sarastro7See all my reviews

I had relatively high expectations of Cat And Mouse, being a big fan of Cecilia Cheung, and while it wasn't a terribly good movie, it did have some nice performances, and Cecilia sure enough was cute (and that's even though she spent the first half of the movie wearing a totally unconvincing beard!). It was entertaining and pleasant enough, but not as good as I had hoped. I wanted more action, more kung fu, and more story. It was a comedy, and while Hong Kong comedies are traditionally light on story, this one was definitely not as bad as many others. Except for a few rather silly jokes, there was nothing offensive or disgusting in this movie; it was mainly a mainstream showcase for two of Hong Kong's most attractive stars.

For a Cecilia Cheung fan, it is a very worthwhile movie. Not only does it feature plentiful close-up shots of her delectable face, it also gives her a good character and some good (though perhaps a bit too romantic) scenes to work with. Despite the light-hearted material, she does manage to demonstrate some considerable acting skill, which is the thing that best serves to recommend the movie.

6 out of 10.


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