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Protégé    (2007)

 
 
 
Director :
Derek Yee Tung Sing

Producer :
Peter Chan Ho Sun

Action Director :
Chin Kar Lok

Writer :
Derek Yee Tung Sing, Chun Tin Nam, Lung Man Hong

Presenter :
Andre E. Morgan

 
Other titles : 门徒 (HK Title)
Men Tu (HK Title)
Mun T'o (HK Title)
Protege (HK Title)
Film Company : Global Entertainment Group Co., Morgan & Chan Films
Genre : Crime / Drama / Triad
Runtime : 93 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
 
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 Cast :  
Daniel Wu Yin Cho
Andy Lau Tak Wah
Zhang Jing Chu
Louis Koo Tin Lok
Anita Yuen Wing Yee
Liu Kai Chi
Derek Yee Tung Sing
Yuen Bo
     
  
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Plot

Andy Lau plays drug lord Jong who portrays himself as a businessman. His pregnant wife (Anita Yuen) does not know about his illegal drug business. Nick (Daniel Wu) is an undercover officer who had spent the last eight years penetrating into the core of Jong's drug sales ring and is working his way up to be Jong's closest aide and 'protégé'. Meanwhile, Louis Koo and Zhang Jingchu (as Jane) plays husband and wife who are both linked with the drug business, with Jane herself being a drug addict. Louis Koo as a drug trader and the heartless husband even uses their 3-year old daughter in traficking drugs. In her struggle to quit drugs, Jane is entangled in an affair with both Jong and Nick.
 
  Review  

Talking about ratings may not be the most appealing of review openers, but the Hong Kong ratings board just makes it so easy. Either they hand out restrictive ratings like Spring Festival red pockets, or they blithely choose to ignore stuff that in other markets would have raised red flags, and none too festive at that.

Which one is the lesser or greater evil, that's up to each viewer to decide

Protégé contains some very explicit drug use depictions and a pervasive mood of...
 
 
>> read the full length review Lee Alon 15/2/2007
 
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Director, Writer :
Derek Yee Tung Sing

Producer :
Peter Chan Ho Sun

Action Director :
Chin Kar Lok

Writer :
Lung Man Hong

Presenter :
Andre E. Morgan
 
 Cast : (when available)  (Hide) (full cast & crew)

Daniel Wu Yin Cho

Andy Lau Tak Wah

Zhang Jing Chu

Louis Koo Tin Lok

Anita Yuen Wing Yee

Liu Kai Chi

Derek Yee Tung Sing

Yuen Bo
 
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