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A Witness Out of the Blue (2019)

Fan zui xian chang (original title)
A Hong Kong crime thriller about a detective and a parrot.

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Chi Keung Fung
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Cast

Credited cast:
Louis Koo ... Wang Xin-yuan
Jessica Hester Hsuan ... Ding Xi-yue
Kai-Chung Cheung ... Lin Fa-liang
Patrick Tam ... Yao Sheng
Philip Keung ... Ye Shou-zheng
Sam Lee ... Ou-yang
Andy On ... He Zhao-dong
Annie Liu ... Bird expert
Fiona Sit ... Yang Jian-shan
Man-Lung Ling ... Red hair
Siu Hin Ng ... Burglar
Cherry Ngan ... Shao-mei
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacky Cai
Lai-wun Chan Lai-wun Chan
Chi Keung Fung Chi Keung Fung
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A Hong Kong crime thriller about a detective and a parrot.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

24 October 2019 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

A Witness out of the Blue See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,092,694
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Dolby Digital

Color:

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2.35 : 1
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Interesting story aided by good performances. Agatha Christie's fans may enjoy the twist.
24 November 2019 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

Three months after a robbery in a jewellery store where many innocents suffered badly, one of the criminal is found dead while the mastermind criminal (Louis Koo) becomes the prime suspect after the loot gets disappeared n the only witness is a talking parrot.

The film moves at a steady pace with lots of action, suspense, gun shootings, chase sequence n nice locations.

The direction is very good n the editing crispy. After viewing this film I looked up in Google to find classes in my local area to learn Mandarin language as I found the subtitles distracting.

The film's whodunnit is a bit similar to Agatha Christie's ........ I dont want to spoil the fun.

Having seen Louis Koo's The White Storm 1 n 2 recently n owning dvds of his films Rob-b-hood n Flashpoint, I kinda started becoming his fan.


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