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Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma is set to take over as head of the crime unit, replacing Chan who wants an early retirement.Written by
The film wasn't going to be part action film at first but that changed once Donnie Yen came on-board. As the film's action director, Donnie requested additional funds in order to shoot action scenes accordingly to the story. The result became the now famous alley fight and the last fight with Jing Wu and Sammo Kam-Bo Hung respectively. See more »
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In the mainland china version, five minutes was trimmed, it ends after Ma has beaten Po thus changing the entire tone of the whole film. See more »
I saw this film @ the Toronto International Film Festival. It was a pretty good martial arts film. The action styles were interesting to say the least, there were no wires used for the fighting. It added a nice change from all the action movies using wires out there these days. The story was strong throughout the whole movie.
The first bit was just explaining what was happening to all the characters (which all had wonderful performances) and it slowly became faster-paced as the movie came to a close. The end was a surprise, and a good one at that.
One last thing- the lighting in this film was very well done, I thought. The lights generally all were different colours that were on the actors, it added a nice touch.
Hopefully we will see more of Jing Wu.
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