Two virtually look alike women Ming Ming and Nana; one flies bead with invincible force like warrior, the other just as ordinary and hysterical; they don't know each other yet fall for the ...
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In the years after the Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty in China and established the republic, China broken up into fiefdoms held by warlords, who are busy fighting each other. A ... See full summary »
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung,
Ching Wan Lau,
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A special agent has for 8 years been deep undercover in Asia's lucrative organized crime trade as he plays protégé to one of the key players, Banker. Nick now has but he has started to feel loyalty to his new environment, and to the money.
Two virtually look alike women Ming Ming and Nana; one flies bead with invincible force like warrior, the other just as ordinary and hysterical; they don't know each other yet fall for the same man named D who disappeared after both pursued his challenge of going to Harbin with 5 million dollars.Written by
That the tag-line is deliberately misleading is not a good reason to dislike a film. Neither is the seeming lack of a plot/story throughout the beginning two thirds of the film. Likewise for the anticipated martial arts action. Just because you expected roast beef and got vegetable lasagna instead doesn't mean the lasagna is bad. Admittedly, it is bad form to promote a side dish as the main course, but the main course wasn't bad. Also, the beginning side dish was quite tasty.
There were lots of slow parts to the film, but it isn't easy to link together all the parts of what is essentially a long music video minus the dancing. If you need a plot/story in a film to make sense, rest assured; it does in the end. However, that may not add to the enjoyment of the film. This is a film best enjoyed without a lot of expectation. There are special effects, attractive women, attractive men, nice music, even a plot/story - what more do you want?
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