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Running On Karma    (2003)

 
 
 
Director :
Johnnie To Kei Fung, Wai Ka Fai

Action Director :
Yuen Bun

 
Other titles : 大只佬/大块头有大智慧 (HK Title)
大隻佬 (HK Title)
Daai Chek Liu (HK Title)
An Intelligent Muscle Man
Country : Hong Kong
Film Company : Milkyway Image (HK) Ltd., One Hundred Years of Film
Genre : Action / Drama
HK Category : I I A
Runtime : 93 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
HK Gross : 26.34 M. HK$
 
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 Cast :  
Andy Lau Tak Wah
Cecilia Cheung Pak Chi
Eddie Cheung Siu Fai
Karen Tong Bo Yue
Chun Wong
Wong Wa Wo
Hon Gwok Choi
Yuen Bun
Yu Wen Zhong
Hou Lian Sheng
     
  
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Plot

Hong Kong superstars ANDY LAU (Infernal Affairs, House of Flying Daggers) and CECILIA CHEUNG (One Nite in Mongkok, The Promise) give award-winning performances in this offbeat murder mystery helmed by acclaimed director JOHNNIE TO (Election, Throwdown). Biggie is a buffed up monk who is clairvoyant. When his friend is murdered, Biggie rejects his faith in search of a more colorful life. However, Biggie's unusual gift soon arouses the interest of his biggest fan, Policewoman Yee, who agrees to help Biggie find his friend's murderer. Winner of 3 Hong Kong Film Awards including Best Picture, RUNNING ON KARMA is a stylish action drama with a touch of zen. (Tai Seng)
 
  Review  

This collaboration of Johnnie To and Wai Ka Fai brings forward a new visual and lyrical style from the team that previously spearheaded such titles as A Hero Never Dies and Fulltime Killer. Acting as more of a spiritual and metaphoric tale rather than one that relies on action and a fast...
 
 
>> read the full length review Mike Fury 8/8/2007
 
  Notes  
1.  2004 Golden Horse Film Festival (Taipei, Taiwan) :
- Nomination : Best Action Choregraphy
- Nomination : Best Make Up and Costume Design
- Nomination : Best Original Film Song for the song "Shen Wai Qing"
- Nomination : Best Visual Effects
 
2.  2004 Hong Kong Film Awards (HK, China) :
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor : Andy Lau
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Picture
- Hong Kong Film Award for Best Screenplay
- Nomination : Best Action Choregraphy
- Nomination : Best Actress (Cecilia Cheung)
- Nomination : Best Art Direction
- Nomination : Best Costume Design and Make Up
- Nomination : Best Directors
- Nomination : Best Film Editing
- Nomination : Best Original Film Song (Composer : Leung Kei Jeuk, lyricist : Lam Jik, performer : Anthony Wong Yiu Ming for the song "Sun Oi Ching")
- Nomination : Best Sound Effects
- Nomination : Best Supporting Actor (Cheung Siu Fai)
- Nomination : Best Visual Effects
 
3.  2004 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards (HK, China) :
- HKFCS Award : Best Actor (Andy Lau)
- HKFCS Award : Best Actress (Cecilia Cheung)
- HKFCS Award : Best Screenplay
- Film Of Merit
 
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Director :
Johnnie To Kei Fung

Director :
Wai Ka Fai

Action Director :
Yuen Bun
 
 Cast : (when available)  (Hide) (full cast & crew)

Andy Lau Tak Wah

Cecilia Cheung Pak Chi

Eddie Cheung Siu Fai

Karen Tong Bo Yue

Chun Wong

Wong Wa Wo

Hon Gwok Choi

Yuen Bun
 
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