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Once a Thief (Zong heng si hai) (1991)

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Yun-Fat Chow Yun-Fat Chow
Red Bean Puddin - Joe
Leslie Cheung Leslie Cheung
James - Jim
Cherie Chung Cherie Chung
Red Bean - Cheri
Kong Chu Kong Chu
Chu - Dad
Kenneth Tsang Kenneth Tsang
Chow - Father
Dawei Hu Dawei Hu
Auctioneer
Declan Wong Declan Wong
Magician Henchman
Leila Tong Leila Tong
Young Red Bean - Young Cherie


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10 years, 6 months ago at May 18 10:33
Strange film that looks to have been intended as a parody of the genre. It draws you in with drama and action and gradually descends into the kind of comedy where people manically overact in that way that says "I'm going to give you what you're asking for in such a exaggerated, mocking, insanely angry way that you'll be begging me to stop but I won't." Chow Yun-Fat goes the most berserk but the fi... read more
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Release date: 2 February 1991
UPC: 601643191744
Tags: Hong Kong (5), 1990s (4), Crime (4), Action (4), France (3), Comedy (3), Heist (3), 1991 (2), Action Hero (2), Thriller (2), Queued (1), Chinese (1), East Asia (1), Retro Asian (1), HQ (1), Foreign Language (1)
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"17.10. Once a Thief on minulle edelleen surullinen tapaus. Se on täynnä näyttelijöitä, joita rakastan ja ohjaajana toimii kuitenkin kaikkien aikojen parhaita toimintafilmejä tehtaillut John Woo. Ehkä teoksessa on liikaa kansainvälisille markkinoille yrittämistä, tai sitten Woo ei vain osaa tehdä komediaa ilman Nic Cagea. Lopputulos sisältää pari hienoa toimintakohtausta, mutta hyvin harvoin honkkarikomedian tapauksessa huumoria katsoo lähinnä närkästyneenä. Tällä kertaa nä"


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