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Breaking News    (2004)

 
 
 
Director :
Johnnie To Kei Fung

Action Director :
Yuen Bun

 
Other titles : Da shi jian (HK Title)
Dai si gein (HK Title)
大事件
Country : Hong Kong
Film Company : Milkyway Image (HK) Ltd.
Genre : Action / Crime / Drama
HK Category : I I B
Runtime : 91 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
HK Gross : 7.842 M. HK$
 
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 Cast :  
Richie Ren Yin Chi
Kelly Chen Wai Lam
Nick Cheung Ka Fai
Eddie Cheung Siu Fai
Hui Siu Hung
Lam Suet
Yau Yung
Ding Hai Feng
Li Hai Tao
Gao Shan
     
  
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Review

Johnnie To’s slick action-thriller, Breaking News, demonstrates that the Hong Kong heavyweight can still deliver quite a punch; another great chapter from a rich and greatly varied career.

The story opens with a violent clash between cops and criminals, in one of the most visually stunning shootouts committed to film in recent years. Professional thief, Yuen ( 
 
>> read the full length review Mike Fury 7/12/2006
 
  Notes  
1.  2004 Changchun Film Festival (Changchun, Jilin Province, China) :
- Golden Deer for Best Director
 
2.  2004 Golden Horse Film Festival (Taipei, Taiwan) :
- Golden Horse Award for Best Director
- Golden Horse Award for Best Editing
- Nomination for the Golden Horse Award for Best Action Choregraphy
- Nomination for the Golden Horse Award for Best Picture
- Nomination for the Golden Horse Award for Best Special Effects
 
3.  2005 Hong Kong Film Awards (Hong Kong, Chine) :
- 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 Supporting Actress (Maggie Siu)
 
4.  2005 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards (Hong Kong, China) :
- Film Of Merit
 
5.  2004 Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival (Sitges, Catalonia, Spain) :
- Won : Best Director
- Nominated : Best Film
 
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Director :
Johnnie To Kei Fung

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

Richie Ren Yin Chi

Kelly Chen Wai Lam

Nick Cheung Ka Fai

Eddie Cheung Siu Fai

Hui Siu Hung

Lam Suet

Yau Yung

Ding Hai Feng

Li Hai Tao
 
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[Trailer] Breaking News (2004)
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