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sܻ (1994)
Don't Shoot Me, I'm Just a Violinist!


Reviewed by: STSH
Date: 02/03/2003
Summary: Failed attempt at romantic comedy

Somehow, the teaming of Teresa Mo as an angry female Dirty Harry (complete with huge Magnum 45 which tosses her backwards when fired) and dopey illegal mainland violinist Lau Ching Wan flops.

Perhaps it's that everyone plays it loud, with mouths open all the time going "ahhh". Vivi Lai and Gabriel Wong as the second bananas only add to the mayhem, as does veteran Woo Fung as their long-suffering boss.

Not that the film is a total loss. Even a bad appearance by Lau Ching Wan isn't a waste, and this isn't his worst film. Shing Fui On has a hilarious time as the near-sighted assassin.

But I couldn't get past the first 45 minutes. Oh well, next movie...

Reviewer Score: 3

Reviewed by: hkcinema
Date: 12/21/1999

A young musician from China becomes the target of gang violencewhen he unsuspectedly takes a bag full of stolen goods. His innocence turns to greed and his greed leads to a lie that would change his life forever.

[Reviewed by Tai Seng Catalog]