Mrs. K, an upper class housewife, appears to be a beautiful and elegant middle-aged woman focused only on cooking and parenting. But a sudden turn of events shockingly reveals her actual skills are in fighting and survival. The urbane yet cold spaces captured in the film visually accentuate the threatening situation she has fallen into: She is being blackmailed by an ex-cop from Macau and her teenage daughter is kidnapped by a young couple. The mother and daughter, trapped in such life-threatening situations, are each able to be a "strong woman" in their own right. Mrs. K, with her extraordinary past, has been keeping secrets from her husband and the ex-cop. The tension that builds up as a result of such narrative elements is complemented by occasional light humor. Focusing on the characters' psychologies rather than the thrilling speed of action also makes the film unique. The heroine demonstrating her explosive energy in action scenes gives a long-lasting impression, and the ...Written by
weak heroine and husband-terrible cuts and splices
Had high hopes but it was terrible and almost comical. The martial arts was pathetic and acting was sublime. SIMON yam was the only decent player here as he always is but this is no john woo flick. It could have been so much better and the music was weird as it was between psychodelic horror music and old westerns. But even SIMON YAM couldnt save this dud.
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