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A Moment of Romance (1990)

Tin joek yau ching (original title)
During a bank heist, the getaway driver Wah took a young woman Jo Jo hostage. After preventing her from getting killed by his accomplices, they began a forbidden relationship causing mayhem and chaos for their friends and family.

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Benny Chan

Writer:

James Yuen
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Credited cast:
Andy Lau ... Wah
Chien-Lien Wu ... Jo Jo
Man-Tat Ng ... Rambo
Kwong Leung Wong ... Trumpet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Chi ... (as Joe Chu)
Kingman Cho Kingman Cho ... (as Ging-man Cho)
Tiet Wo Chu
Yung Chung Yung Chung
Shui-Chiu Gan Shui-Chiu Gan
Kwok Wing Ha Kwok Wing Ha ... (as Kuo-Yung Hsia)
Chi-Ming Huang Chi-Ming Huang
Shirley Huang
Tung-Kim Hung
Lo Kam
Chung Lam ... (as Chung Lin)
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A story of a bank heist that almost ended in disaster (for the robbers) until their getaway driver Wah Dee (Andy Lau) took a young woman Jo Jo(Jacklyn Wu) hostage. After preventing her from getting killed by his accomplices, both began a forbidden relationship causing mayhem and chaos for their friends and family. Written by Anonymous

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Goofs

The good-bye note that Jojo leaves Wah Dee on his desk suddenly ended up in Wah Dee's jacket. See more »

Connections

Followed by A Moment of Romance III (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

As If Heaven Has Love
Music by Ta-Yu Lo
Lyrics by Lee Kin-Tat
Performed by Fung-Ying Yuen
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Awesome Hong Kong movie classic
21 October 2005 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

This movie had impact, and to this day is one of my (if not the) favorite Hong Kong movie. Andy Lau is an orphan motor bike gangster but ends up taking Jin Lin Wu hostage while attempted robbery. he's ordered by his boss to kill her because she can identify them, but Andy Lau refuses. It turns out that Jin Lin Wu is an only daughter of a wealthy family. They feel the connection from the get go and Jin Lin Wu tries to find Andy Lau after she's returned safely to home. sound's like a typical guy who has nothing meets girl who has everything story, but there's more to this movie than that. I was so affected by this movie that I almost went out and bought a motorcycle after seeing this movie.

Everybody says this movie is great, and there must be a reason for it. Acting is top notch, script is great (so great that two more movies by the same title followed), and introduced now famous actor Jin Lin Wu to the world.

It's one of the best Hong Kong movie ever made, and you'll be left with a bitter sweet taste after seeing it. Truly awesome movie classic.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

14 June 1990 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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