A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

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Detective Lau Ching Hei (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)
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Detective Yau Kin Bong
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Sai Fung (as Shu Qi)
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Susan Chow (as Jing Lei Xu)
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Hei's Sister (as Chan Yee Ying)
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Chan Wing Fu (as Cheung Kam Ching)
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Sister In Orphanage (as Cheung Yuk Wah)
Lim-Kang Chow ...
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Susan Chow's Doctor (as Chui Kwai Sam)
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Landlord of the Seaside House (as Hau Waon Ling)
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Temple Master (as Ho Lin)
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A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

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The heart is a lonely hunter...

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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21 December 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Detective Lau Ching Hei: Beating crime used to be our mandate, now all that matters is the crime rate.
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References Cold Case (1997) See more »

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APRÉS UN RÊVE
Composed by Kwong Wing Chan (as Chan Kwong Wing)
Lyrics by Romanin Bussine
Performed by Bethan Greaves
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Something missed...
17 September 2007 | by (Hong Kong, China) – See all my reviews

Unresolved pain, harboured grudge and hatred leading to bloody revenge is most destructively tragic. Hei even takes harming/killing his wife as a last resort to fulfil his eye-for-eye, tooth-for-tooth dark plan on his father-in-law who exterminated his family twenty-five years ago.

A "well-taken-care-of" work with who did it is known, how it was did is also known, and viewers chase and chase the line to know why he did that. Every area is fine but something missed... it lacks "power", some more energy and intensity is desired. The film is too "quiet", we need at least one exploding/imploding point to exhibit the tension. In addition, Fiona Sit should take the role of that that Shu-qi occupies here as the girl here is a dotty one. Shu-qi has long passed that playful age. Her talent is not developed her. Wrong choice of actress. And, Kaneshiro is not quite himself, I find no clue why.

When the flame of hatred and pain keeps burning, the fire of vengeance grows stronger and hotter that even the entire furnace falls apart.


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