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Ching yi ngor sum gi (2005)

"Swan Lake," "The Ugly Duckling," magical realism, and two Chinese men in Tokyo. Jun is mildly mentally disabled, in his late 20s, living with his siblings after his mother has died. ... See full summary »

Directors:

Felix Chong, Alan Mak

Writers:

Sin-Ji Chan (story), Felix Chong | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Leon Lai ... Jun
Chapman To ... Hoi
Kuei-Mei Yang ... Yan
Michelle Ye ... Lu (as Suen Yip)
Roy Cheung ... Mr. Li
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jin Chikamatsu Jin Chikamatsu ... Kano's Man
Mari Hamada ... Hostess #2
Hiro Hayama ... Shing
Takahiro Hirano Takahiro Hirano ... Kano's Man
Michiko Iwahashi Michiko Iwahashi ... Hostess #1
Kyoko Kyoko ... Hostess #4
Yûna Natsuo Yûna Natsuo ... Kano's wife
Masazumi Nitanda Masazumi Nitanda ... Kano
Terumi Norizuki Terumi Norizuki ... Jun's housewife customer
Kyo Sasaki Kyo Sasaki ... Ramen Shop owner
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Storyline

"Swan Lake," "The Ugly Duckling," magical realism, and two Chinese men in Tokyo. Jun is mildly mentally disabled, in his late 20s, living with his siblings after his mother has died. Knowing he's a burden to them, he runs away to the Shinjuku district where, on the first night, he recognizes another Chinese he knew in school years earlier - it's Hoi, a wannabe gangster deeply in debt to a loan shark who's just had him beaten. Jun helps Hoi home and the next day a quasi-protectorate starts. Hoi and a Chinese friend market Jun as a Korean gigolo. There's more to Jun than meets the eye, and more to Hoi's past. Who's taking care of whom? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Japanese | Mandarin

Release Date:

29 December 2005 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Moonlight in Tokyo See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,208,806
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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