Run Papa Run

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Run Papa Run
Run Papa Run poster.jpg
Traditional 一個好爸爸
Simplified 一个好爸爸
Mandarin Yi Gè Hǎo Bà Bà
Cantonese Jat1 Go3 Hou2 Baa4 Baa1
Directed by Sylvia Chang
Produced by Willie Chan
Patricia Cheng
Solon So
Screenplay by Susan Chan
Sylvia Chang
Mathias Woo
Based on Run Papa Run
by Benny Li
Starring Louis Koo
Music by Wong Wan-ling
Baby Chung
Cinematography Chan Chi-ying
Edited by Kong Chi-leung
Production
company
Distributed by Emperor Motion Pictures
Release date
  • 10 April 2008 (2008-04-10)
Running time
115 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese

Run Papa Run is a 2008 Hong Kong comedy-drama[citation needed] film directed and co-written by Sylvia Chang, and based on a novel by Benny Li. The film stars Louis Koo as Tiger Lee, a Triad boss who struggles to hide his criminal lifestyle when he is faced with raising his daughter.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Louis Koo as Tiger Lee Tin-yun
    • Chan Ka-wo as Young Tiger Lee
  • Rene Liu as Mabel Chan
  • Nora Miao as Auntie Ying
  • Liu Yihan as Lee Hei-yee
    • Monica Lam as 1 year-old Lee Hoi-yee
    • Wong Wai-lam as 5 year-old Lee Hoi-yee
    • Wong Wai-ching as 10 year-old Lee Hoi-yee
  • Max Mok as Big Eyes
  • Lam Suet as Big Mouth
  • Derek Tsang as Chicken
  • Conroy Chan as Big Head
  • Guo Jingling as Officer Lau
  • Ti Lung as Mabel's father
  • Amy To as Mabel's mother
  • Shaun Tam as Ken/Peter Lau
    • Au Wai-lun as Young Peter Lau
  • Michael Chan as Uncle Tak
  • Kent Cheng as Uncle Lone
  • Siu Yam-yam as Madam Si
  • Gladys Fung as Sue
  • Louis Wong as Uncle Kwai
  • Fruit Chan as Priest
  • Lau Shau-ching as Priest
  • Ken Lo as Kong
  • Lam Wah-chuen as Mr. Doun
  • Wong Pak-to as Four Eyes in Hair Salon
  • Cheung Ping-chuen as 70's gangster
  • Tsang Chin-yau as 70's gangster
  • Heung Ming-hiu as 70's gangster
  • Sammy Sum as Tiger's bodyguard
  • Altan Au as Tiger's bodyguard
  • Fong Chi-kui as Big head's bodyguard
  • Wong Chi-wang as Big Head's bodyguard
  • Martin Ma as Big Head's bodyguard
  • Jason Yip as Cram school instructor #1
  • Michelle Wong as Cram school instructor #1
  • Law Chi-leung as Cram school instructor #1
  • Chan Wai-kwong as Doctor
  • Eddy Law as Plainclothes detective #1
  • Law Yun-yau as Plainclothes detective #2
  • Victy Wong as Tiger's syndicate colleague
  • Rocky Wong as Tiger's syndicate colleague
  • Alan Jim as Tiger's syndicate colleague
  • Mo Chun-yu as Big Head's son
  • Cheung Ka-yan as Shirley Lau
  • Choemanree Kraisorn as Thai drug trafficker
  • Ng Pok-yee as Thai drug trafficker
  • Ivy Lau as Kindergarten teacher
  • Chan Sze-wai as Kindergarten student
  • Lau Pik-ka as Kindergarten student
  • Huang Kai-sen as Boss of rival gang
  • Coco Cheung as Big Mouth's female escort
  • Ng Hau-yiu as Big Head's female escort
  • Cheung Siu-lun as Boy in hospital
  • Brian R. Barrons as Priest
  • Chan Sze-kit as Church organist

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards and nominations
Ceremony Category Recipient Outcome
28th Hong Kong Film Awards Best Actor Louis Koo Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nora Miao Nominated
Best Screenplay Susan Chan, Sylvia Chang, Mathias Woo Nominated
49th Golden Horse Awards Best Director Sylvia Chang Nominated
Best Actor Louis Koo Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nora Miao Nominated
15th Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards Best Actress Nora Miao Nominated
Best Screenplay Susan Chan, Sylvia Chang, Mathias Woo Nominated
Film of Merit Run Papa Run Won
9th Chinese Film Media Awards Best Supporting Actress Nora Miao Nominated
8th Ming Pao Performing Arts Awards Most Outstanding Actress Rene Liu Nominated

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