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Roulette City (2012)

In the casino capital of the East, every move is a deadly gamble.

Director:

Thomas Lim

Writer:

Thomas Lim
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Cast

Cast overview:
Thomas Lim ... Tak
Josephine Chi Yan Chai Josephine Chi Yan Chai ... Wynnie
Po-Chung Kiu Po-Chung Kiu ... Wai
Corinna Lee Corinna Lee ... Tak's Mother
Annie Sin Kei Loi Annie Sin Kei Loi ... Armanda
Caroline Lam Caroline Lam ... May
Big Bird Big Bird ... Hoi
Jerusa Antunes Jerusa Antunes ... Angel
Tobias Kohl Tobias Kohl ... Michael
Penny Chuek Pan Chan Penny Chuek Pan Chan ... Ko
Si Un Chong Si Un Chong ... Policeman #1
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Storyline

Tak, from Mainland China, goes to Macau with his uncle Wai, hoping to win money to pay for his ill mother's operation. Together they begin to frequent Macau's underground gambling dens - and win big. But as their winnings grow, Wai becomes increasingly distracted by the temptations of the big city, including Tak's old lover from China - Wynnie. Misled to believe that he had killed Wai in a furied brawl over Wynnie, Tak must find a way to flee Macau with Wynnie. Wynnie lures Tak into a gamble that he cannot refuse: their freedom in exchange for information known to a local policeman, Kin. To gain Kin's trust, Tak befriends Kin's sister Armanda. Armanda's simple and honest nature catches Tak off-guard and he begins to fall for her. But as Tak grows closer to Kin and Armanda, and Kin gets closer to discovering Tak's true intentions, Tak must decide where his true loyalties lie. Written by The Singapore Source

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Macao | Singapore

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

14 November 2012 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

Lun Pan See more »

Filming Locations:

Macau, China See more »

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Various scenes from the film included as part of the curriculum and final exams at the University of Southern California (USC) in 2016. See more »

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A rare movie filmed in Macau
19 May 2017 | by melissatanlvSee all my reviews

It's rare to see a film made in Macau.This film captures the essence of Macau so well and portrays the dangers of greed very accurately. The ending was unexpected and heartbreaking. I used to think Macau was just about casinos. This film showed a side of the city seldom seen on the mainstream media. Definitely looking forward to this filmmakers next movie.


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