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The Detective (2007)

C+ jing taam (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 25 September 2007 (Hong Kong)
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A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.

Director:

Oxide Chun Pang (as Oxide Pang)

Writers:

Oxide Chun Pang (as Oxide Pang), Thomas Pang (as Pak Sing Pang)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Kwok ... Tam
Kai Chi Liu ... Inspector Fung Chak (as Liu Kai Chi)
Tak-Bun Wong ... Kwong Chi Hung (as Kenny Wong)
Siu-Ming Lau ... Uncle Cheung (as Lau Siu Ming)
Yiu-Cheung Lai ... Sai Wing (as Lai Yiu Cheung)
Fui-On Shing ... Fei Lung (as Sing Fui On)
Tin-Ngoh Seung Tin-Ngoh Seung ... Poon So Fong (as Kiki Sheung)
Jo Kuk ... Yin (as Jo Koo)
Suet Man Choi Suet Man Choi ... Ming's Wife (as Elle Choi)
Natthasinee Pinyopiyavid Natthasinee Pinyopiyavid ... Mok Wai Sum
Chaiyapong Settagam Chaiyapong Settagam ... Tai Tau Ming
Naratid Namkang Naratid Namkang ... Tam's Child
Sriak Boonsomrat Sriak Boonsomrat ... Tam's Dad
Mantanakarn Lhaomang Mantanakarn Lhaomang ... Tam's Mom
Sarunjit Lelapisan Sarunjit Lelapisan ... Memie (as Mrs. 'Sarunjit Lelapisan)
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A private detective is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

25 September 2007 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassino sem Sombra See more »

Filming Locations:

Thailand

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Faith Restored
25 November 2007 | by oddboggleSee all my reviews

This was really good.

Though I'd been losing hope that Los Bros Pang could deliver a truly satisfying movie experience (considering their recent efforts), I'm always compelled to watch them. I have a lot of faith in these guys. My faith in their abilities has been restored with this flick.

A lot of the credit goes to Aaron Kwok. He did an amazing job and I can't imagine how any other actor would've pulled it off. A brilliant, memorable performance.

It's visually stunning -- and gritty as hell -- and has the feel of a solid independent (ala "Memento" or "Blood Simple.") It's a bit "over-told" when all's said and done, but ultimately quite satisfying.

The Pang Brothers are back!


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