The King of Comedy (Hei kek ji wong) (1999)

The King of Comedy (Hei kek ji wong)

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Wan Tin-sau (Stephen Chiau) is a struggling actor who has devoted his life to the study of his craft, but unfortunately the moment he gets on a film set, disaster usually strikes. However, Wan refuses to give up, and is busy trying to stage a traditional Asian drama, "Thunderstorm," when he gets an unusual job offer. Piu-piu (Cecilia Cheung) is a bar girl who wants to be able to feign a greater interest in her customers, so she hires Wan to give her private acting lessons. The longer they work … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 23, 2001
Runtime:

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as Wan Tin-sau

as Cuckoo To

as Piu Piu

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Fun Chow flick that shows the promise of a future great director. Love the ending.

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A very funny Stephen Chow film. He must not have had the money yet to make movies like Shaolin Soccer of Kung-fu Hustle, but all the marks of what make him great are here. Except for the weird, seemingly tangential ending, I really enjoyed this.

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