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Paradox (2017)

Sha po lang: taam long (original title)
A tough Hong Kong cop's 16 y.o. daughter disappears in Pattaya. He goes to Thailand to find her and must deal with corrupt cops but an honest one helps him track down culprits involved in illegal organ trafficking.

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Nick Cheuk (screenwriter) (as Yick Him Cheuk), Lai-Yin Leung (as Jill Leung)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Koo ... Lee Chung Chi
Yue Wu ... Chui Kit
Ka Tung Lam ... Cheng Hon Shou
Chris Collins Chris Collins ... Sacha
Tony Jaa ... Tak
Jacky Cai ... Siu Man
Ken Lo ... Ban (as Ken Low)
Hanna Chan Hanna Chan ... Lee Wing Chi
Vithaya Pansringarm ... Commissioner Chai
Sompob Benjathikul Sompob Benjathikul ... Mayor Aziz
Siraphan Wattanajinda Siraphan Wattanajinda ... Soei
Iris Lam Iris Lam ... Jenny
Michelle Saram ... Lee Chung Chi's Wife
Cheng Si Lam Cheng Si Lam ... 6-year-Old Wing Chi
Ho-Yeung Yuen Ho-Yeung Yuen ... Chi's Boyfriend
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Storyline

Hong Kong police negotiator Lee Chung-Chi has learned that his 16 year old daughter Wing-Chi has disappeared while in Thailand. He travels to Thailand and teams up with Chinese officer Tsui Kit and his partner, Tak, as they face off against American gangster Sacha, who is operating a black market organ smuggling ring. A series of clues lead Chung-Chi to not only learn the fate of his daughter, but overcome the odds to stop the ring once and for all. Written by Albert Valentin

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Thai | Cantonese

Release Date:

8 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradox See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS-X)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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29 January 2019 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Another SPL, even if the english title does not suggest it. Now you may not be too involved when it comes to the story, but the action of the movie is amazing. There are quite some amazing stunts this can boost. It may be mostly predictable with at least one thing/twist most will not expect at all, which is able to break the movie or rather your perception of it - so there is that.

Tony Jaa may be referred as Guest appearance or something along those lines, but he has quite an extended role in the movie. And quite a few stunts to go with that screen time. If you like action movies and don't mind certain flaws the genre generally brings with it, you'll be thoroughly entertained


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