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Ransom Express    (2000)

 
 
 
Director :
Francis Nam Chi Wai

Producer :
Tony Leung Hung Wah

Writer :
Tony Leung Hung Wah

Cinematographer :
Yip Wai Ying

 
Country : Hong Kong
Genre : Drama
HK Category : I I B
Runtime : 79 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
HK Gross : 0.019 M. HK$
 
 Cast :  
Alice Chan Wai
Eric Wan Tin Chiu
Anthony Wong Chau Sang
       
 
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Plot

Here's the HK version of Tom Tykwer's hyperkinetic German hit, RUN LOLA RUN. Unfortunately, RANSOM EXPRESS has none of that film's energy or creativity, ending up being only slightly better than what you would expect from the people who inflicted TOP BORROWER and KILLING ME HARDLY on the world. Alice Chan Wai (BIO COPS) has the Franka Potente role here as Ruby, who is in Kuala Lumpur for an underworld deal with her dimwitted boyfriend, Simon (Eric Wan Tin-chiu). Questioned by a suspicious motorcycle cop, Simon becomes nervous and leaves behind an envelope containing $RM360,000 that he was supposed to give to a feared (and notoriously punctual) gang boss. With no money at his disposal, it is up to Ruby to come up with that equivalent sum, within 90 minutes, in order to save his life. Running all over the city, the girl hits up everyone she knows for cash, including ex-boyfriend Chi-wai (Anthony Wong Chau-sang, getting top billing for a minor supporting role), who proves more hindrance than help.
 
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Producer, Writer :
Tony Leung Hung Wah
 
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Alice Chan Wai

Eric Wan Tin Chiu

Anthony Wong Chau Sang
 
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