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Paradox (2017)

Saat po long: Taam long (original title)
A tough Hong Kong cop's 16 y.o. daughter disappears in Pattaya. He goes to Thailand to find her and must deal with corrupt cops but an honest one helps him track down culprits involved in illegal organ trafficking.

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Nick Cheuk (screenwriter) (as Yick Him Cheuk), Lai-Yin Leung (as Jill Leung)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Koo ... Lee Chung Chi
Yue Wu ... Chui Kit
Ka Tung Lam ... Cheng Hon Shou
Chris Collins Chris Collins ... Sacha
Tony Jaa ... Tak
Jacky Cai ... Siu Man
Ken Lo ... Ban (as Ken Low)
Hanna Chan Hanna Chan ... Lee Wing Chi
Vithaya Pansringarm ... Commissioner Chai
Sompob Benjathikul Sompob Benjathikul ... Mayor Aziz
Siraphan Wattanajinda Siraphan Wattanajinda ... Soei
Iris Lam Iris Lam ... Jenny
Michelle Saram ... Lee Chung Chi's Wife
Cheng Si Lam Cheng Si Lam ... 6-year-Old Wing Chi
Ho-Yeung Yuen Ho-Yeung Yuen ... Chi's Boyfriend
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Storyline

Hong Kong police negotiator Lee Chung-Chi has learned that his 16 year old daughter Wing-Chi has disappeared while in Thailand. He travels to Thailand and teams up with Chinese officer Tsui Kit and his partner, Tak, as they face off against American gangster Sacha, who is operating a black market organ smuggling ring. A series of clues lead Chung-Chi to not only learn the fate of his daughter, but overcome the odds to stop the ring once and for all. Written by Albert Valentin

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Thai | Cantonese

Release Date:

8 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sha po lang: taam long See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS-X)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Typically I get bored with it before it's over...
12 January 2018 | by steveo122See all my reviews

Chopsocky (or chop-socky) is a colloquial term for martial arts movies and kung fu films made primarily in Hong Kong and Taiwan between the late 1960s and early 1980s. Though I am in no way qualified to judge all that's come since then, I still feel safe calling this the pinnacle of the chop-socky form. The production qualities are near-impeccable, including the script, which includes all of the expected elements of the form but layers in depths of characterization and emotional involvement, if you want it. The mayhem, the point of it all, is brutal, batshit crazy, clever and choreographed better than I have seen. Typically I get bored with it before it's over but this time I didn't even think about it.


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