A Fighter's Blues

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A Fighter's Blues
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Directed by Daniel Lee
Produced by Andy Lau
Derek Yee
Written by Cheung Chi-Sing
Daniel Lee
Starring Andy Lau
Music by Henry Lai
Cinematography Kwok-Man Keung
Edited by Wai Chiu Chung
Production
company
Distributed by China Star Entertainment Group
Release dates
  • 21 November 2000 (2000-11-21)
Running time
105 min.
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
English
Thai
Japanese
Box office HK$22,002,055

A Fighter's Blues (阿虎) is a 2000 Hong Kong drama film directed by Daniel Lee and starring Andy Lau. On another note, A Fighter's Blues is also Lau's 100th film role.[1]

Plot[edit]

After spending 13 years in jail for killing one of his opponents Chat Chai in the dressing room, Mong Fu (Andy Lau), a washed up Muay Thai kickboxer returns to Thailand to look for his old girlfriend Pim. Upon arrival in Bangkok, he finds out that she died and that he has a 14 year old daughter. He finds the orphanage and meet his daughter and starts a relationship with sister Mioko the nun who runs the orphanage. His past comes back to haunt him when he is forced to fight the current champion who wants to avenge Chai, or get banned from Bangkok.

Cast[edit]

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Overview[edit]

The film received mixed critic by reviewers and audiences and has a score of 56 out of 100 on Rottentomatoes, but was praised for the beautiful locations in Thailand, use of flashbacks.the acting of the main cast, and the editing of the fight scenes.

Andy Lau trained extensively in Muay Thai for his role as Mong Fu.

Soundtrack[edit]

The majority of the songs in the film was made and sung by Andy Lau including 'Smile' and 'When I Met You'.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star strikes output deal with Andy Lau's Teamwork". 
  2. ^ "A Fighter's Blues". imdb.com. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "A Fighter's Blues". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 

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