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Bonnie Wong as one of Wah Dee's foster mothers.
A letter expressing her 'no-regret' love for him is left in his apartment after she has taken care of Wah Dee - who is drunk - and his flat as well. Starring the never ageing and handsome Andy Lau in one of his best roles and performances, the film spawned a couple of sequels and inspired a host of wanna-be's!
The head of Wah Dee's gang, Trumpet, demands that she be killed, but Wah Dee resists and saves her. Besetzung und Stab von A Moment Of Romance 2, Regisseur: Benny Chan. There is a lot of angst in him which at first drives him to reject Jojo, and even mistreats her in hopes she would leave for her own good. The only difference standing here is love, in a world full of noise. Every moment is huge, every light dramatic (neon pinks and greens and the electric blue of the Hong Kong night), every explosion gorgeous, every moment of violence an anguished outburst of teenage rage. Besetzung: Aaron Kwok, Roger Kwok. B. : Sonic The Hedgehog , Wonder Woman 1984 , Narziß …
stacked crew on this one (Johnnie To, Ringo Lam, Wong Jing, Benny Chan). A third and final installment, A Moment of Romance III, was released in 1996 with Johnnie To, producer of the first two films, taking the helm as director and Lau returning as lead actor alongside lead actress Wu. A fight broke out, where Brother Seven, Wah Dee's boss, is killed by Trumpet and his partners. Cast 12. Quality heroic bloodshed all the way through, but you've gotta be on board for the way it chooses grounded, unspoken emotions over grandiose theatrics.
Ah Chi Geung Tung. I feel like I could rewatch this a hundred times and it would still be as exciting as this first time.
anotacoescinefilo.com/2013/08/13/100-filmes-de-hong-kong/, Never heard of that one before... or The Giant List of My Ongoing Discoveries on Letterboxd, "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass...and i'm all outta bubblegum! The "Collection Name" is in the notes.
Benny Chan went on to have a much better solo career than Patrick Yau, as a very solid action director, from 1996’s Big Bullet to last year’s The White Storm, but this certainly is stronger than his better work, but also stands out over anything To had done till them (and arguably until the late 90’s).
far removed from the precision and elegance of to’s later romances, this is messy, uninhibited filmmaking forged in blood and swirling emotion, even by the standards of the similar as tears go by. The "good girl loves bad boy" concept is far from unique but this film delivered on it perfectly. (Voiced By Russi Taylor). This began as an open-ended project about…, There's some commentary on every film at my blog (in Portuguese): anotacoescinefilo.com/2013/08/13/100-filmes-de-hong-kong/, The list includes some unofficial and loosely connected trilogies as well as some "original trilogies"…. Costume Designer: Lee Yuk-shing, Yam Kam-jan, Assistant Director: Chu Yat-hung, Law Sai-kuen, Bosco Lam, This page was last edited on 3 October 2020, at 13:08. Stephen Williamson 3,084 films 1,250 15 Edit, Unofficial list of Letterboxd Collections collated from various sources.
A moment of Romance between them follows after. Edit Translation. Directed by Benny Chan, produced by Johnnie To, Ringo Lam and Wong Jing (among others), To claims much of the authorship credit, and he'll return to the romance of the motorcyclist again and again throughout his career (notably in Needing You and Romancing in Thin Air). After Wah Dee is arrested, Jo Jo refuses to identify him to the police. There’s some real iconic imagery here. More details at When the raid goes wrong, he takes a young woman named Jo Jo (Jacklyn Wu) hostage.
And it does what Hong Kong cinema does (well did, because there is no such thing as Hong Kong cinema anymore) best which is crank everything up to 11 and inject into it a certain energy that you simply don’t find anywhere else. A Moment of Romance II (1993) directed by Benny Chan • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd Letterboxd — Your life in film Let me know if…, A ranked list of the Chinese-language movies I've seen since November of 2013. I suppose the title and having Andy Lau as the lead does betray its tone; this ain't no John Woo but I still really dug it because I'm usually up for anything.
When the raid goes wrong, he takes a young woman named Jo Jo hostage. Despite the fact that Wah Dee and Jo Jo come from different backgrounds, the two fall in love but still face many difficulties. A Moment of Romance (Chinese: 天若有情) is a 1990 Hong Kong action romance film directed by Benny Chan, produced by Johnnie To, and starring Andy Lau, Jacklyn Wu and Ng Man-tat. the theme song was later used as the ending theme for the 1991 television series, The Flying Fox of Snowy Mountains, sung This…. Man this movie just bleeds cool. Community. Lau Tin-Wai Alex Fong.
Because of the film, Andy Lau was nicknamed "Wah Dee" (華Dee), the character he portrays in the film, while the film is also one of Lau's representative works.
He then follows Trumpet as well as two others out of a sauna with a knife, attempting to kill him. I’d argue A Moment of Romance is a very central film to explain the appeal Hong Kong Cinema had to a Western cinephile in the 90’s, it has a genuine unusual mix of very straight forward rich girl, poor boy…. Squadron leader Wu Chien-Lien. He definitely does not age. If I hadn’t already seen the main actress in Eat Drink Man Woman I would have said that she’s a poor actress, but I know better.
For his performance in the film, Ng was awarded Best Supporting Actor at the 10th Hong Kong Film Awards..
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