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Paradox (2017)

Saat po long: 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:

Sha po lang: taam long 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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Better than expected
13 September 2018 | by kohle-69615See all my reviews

Movie about a Hong Kong cop who tries to find his by an organ trafficking gang kidnapped daughter in Thailand. The father had to fight not only against the gang but also against the corrupt government in Pattaya (Thailand). Government and gang work together.

There are many good exaggerated action scenes - this is an action thriller from Hong Kong!

The actors especially the father perform fine. Cinematography is very well also.

Although there's a lot of action the basic mood is hard boiled, dark and sad. Don't expect a happy ending!


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