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The First Time Is the Last Time (1989)

Di yi jian (original title)

Director:

Pun-Hei Leung (as Raymond Leung)

Writer:

Fan Yu
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chi-Shing Chan
Lai-Ha Chu Lai-Ha Chu
Tat-Wah Gan
Chung Lam ... Mang (as Chung Lin)
Meg Lam ... Inmate 5354
Andy Lau ... Yung
Season Ma Season Ma ... Yuk
Carrie Ng ... Winnie Wong
Suet Ngai Suet Ngai ... Jenny
Chi Wai Tai
Kenneth Tsang ... Jenny's Father
Lung Wei Wang ... Triad Boss
Kin-Wai Yeung Kin-Wai Yeung
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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

15 April 1989 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Overkill drama HK flick.
6 June 2016 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

This is an overkill drama flick from Hong Kong that tells the story of a woman named Yuk (Season Ma) and her life behind bars. Life is of course not so dandy in a women prison, as she sees violence, death and despair.

Somehow, the story also involves inmate Winnie Wong (Carrie Ng) and her relationship with boyfriend Yung (Andy Lau), which I thought drags the movie's pacing. Inmate 5354 (Meg Lam) served as some comedy relief in the film, but I thought the entire atmosphere was dark and too somber.

Just about the entire story was overly dramatic and overkill.

Grade F


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