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Mad Detective (Sun taam) (2007)

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Andy On Andy On
Inspector Ho Ka-on
Ka Tung Lam Ka Tung Lam
Ko Chi-wai
Kelly Lin Kelly Lin
May Cheung
Kwok-Lun Lee Kwok-Lun Lee
Wong Kwok-chu
Flora Chan Flora Chan
May Cheung - in Bun's eyes
Siu-Fai Cheung Siu-Fai Cheung
Violent Man - Ko's Inner Personality

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What demons hide inside us?

10 years, 2 months ago at Sep 8 7:29
The central premise of the movie is the ability of former police detective to 'see' the different personalities that people have combined with a general psychic 'sixth sense'. The filmmakers use clever camerawork and editing to demonstrate how he 'sees' these personalities. Depending on who's looking, we either see the one (original) actor or a group of actors in his or her place. It's a really ef... read more
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Description: Cinematic action masters Johnnie To and Wai Ka-fai return with the explosive MAD DETECTIVE, an incendiary adventure full of delightfully off-kilter events and a fascinating journey into the human psyche. When a missing detective’s gun is implicated in a recent series of heists and murders, a hot shot inspector HO (Andy On) seeks out his former boss, BUN (Lau Ching Wan), a gifted criminal profiler now living in seclusion with his wife MAY (Kelly Lin). Bun has a truly unique gift: he can see the inner personalities of the people he meets. As Bun travels further into the psychosis of a prime suspect his unorthodox approach begins ... (more)
Release date: 29 November 2007
Tags: Crime (5), 2007 (4), Thriller (4), 2000s (2), Detective (2), Foreign Language (1), 2008 (1), East Asia (1), Hong Kong (1), Murder (1), Cutting Off Ear (1), Mental Ilness (1), Violence (1), Drama (1), Action (1)
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