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The Touch (2003)

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Peter Pau, the oscar winning cinematographer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, directed Tian Mai Chuanqi (The Touch). Pak Yin-fay (Michelle Yeoh) and Pak Yeuk-tong (Brandon Chang) are siblings in a family of acrobats. Bad guy Karl (Richard Roxburgh) employs gifted thief/acrobat Eric (Ben Chaplain) to steal an item created in the 1200s. Eric is successful, but the fact that he is Yin-fay's adopted brother makes his motivations less than clear. While everyone attempts to possess the item, it is Yeuk-tong who ends up with it. He and his girlfriend take off with the object, with all of the other characters in pursuit.

Cast

Michelle Yeoh
as Pak Yin Fay
Shihung Lung
as Dun Huang
Brandon Chang
as Pak Yeuk tong
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Critic Reviews for The Touch

All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

While the picture doesn't completely fail, it does fall short.

August 6, 2002

Audience Reviews for The Touch

½

Bleurgh! Michelle tried very hard to keep the fun up in this Indi-lara-tomb raiding tigers. The concept is simple, guardians trying to prevent bad guys from getting the Holly Weapon. Not the freshest idea ever, but the actions were quite fun to watch. The supporting actors were all very randomly casted, making the film miserable to have any real dramatic tension.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer

½

Too many special effects, but Michelle Yeoh and Richard Roxburgh make it fun.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

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