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Running Out Of Time    (1999)

 
 
 
Director :
Johnnie To Kei Fung

Presenter :
Charles Heung Wah Keung

 
Other titles : 暗戰 (HK Title)
Am Zim (HK Title)
An Zhan (HK Title)
ROOT
Country : Hong Kong
Film Company : Milkyway Image (HK) Ltd., Win's Entertainment Ltd
Genre : Crime
HK Category : I I A
Runtime : 89 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
HK Gross : 14.66 M. HK$
 
Trailer
   
 
 
 Cast :  
Lau Ching Wan
Andy Lau Tak Wah
Hui Siu Hung
Waise Lee Chi Hung
Lam Suet
Yoyo Mung Ka Wai
Ruby Wong Cheuk Ling
Ai Wai
Oscar Lam Wai Kin
Robert Sparks
     
  
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Plot

Lau Ching Wan is a very clever negociator. One day, a very clever thief (Andy Lau) begins a cat-and-mouse game with him.
 
  Review  

Second film of Johnnie To for the Milkyway in this year 1999 and big success at the box office (success which due to the publicity using Andy Lau in multiple disguises : Andy Lau in person old, Andy Lau as a woman...). It is undeniable that it is the most original story of the last productions of Johnnie To. Maybe it is due to the contribution of the two former journalists of the review HK, Laurent Courtiaud and Julien Carbon, which worked on the scenario ? Running Out Of Time is a very...
 
 
>> read the full length review David-Olivier Vidouze 2/4/2000
 
  Notes  
1.  2000 Fant-Asia Film Festival (Montréal, Québec, Canada) :
- Best Asian Film
 
2.  2000 Golden Bauhinia Awards (Hong Kong, China) :
- Golden Bauhinia for Best Actress (Loletta Lee)
- Golden Bauhinia for Best Screenplay
- Nomination for Golden Bauhinia for Best Actor (Andy Lau)
- Nomination for Golden Bauhinia for Best Director
- Nomination for Golden Bauhinia for Best Picture
 
3.  2000 Hong Kong Film Awards (Hong Kong, China) :
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor (Andy Lau)
- Nomination for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director
- Nomination for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film Editing
- Nomination for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Picture
- Nomination for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Screenplay
- Nomination for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor (Hui Siu Hung)
- Nomination for the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Sound Effects
 
4.  2000 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards (Hong Kong, China) :
- Film Of Merit
 
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Director :
Johnnie To Kei Fung

Presenter :
Charles Heung Wah Keung
 
 Cast : (when available)  (Hide) (full cast & crew)

Lau Ching Wan

Andy Lau Tak Wah

Hui Siu Hung

Waise Lee Chi Hung

Lam Suet

Yoyo Mung Ka Wai

Ruby Wong Cheuk Ling

Ai Wai

Oscar Lam Wai Kin

Robert Sparks
 
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