Shamo (film)

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Shamo poster.jpg
Directed by Soi Cheang
Produced by Sam Leong
Shin Yoneyama
Junichi Matsushita
Written by Szeto Kam-Yuen
Izo Hashimoto
Based on Shamo 
by Izo Hashimoto
Starring Shawn Yue
Annie Liu
Francis Ng
Bruce Leung
Music by Patrick Lo
Cinematography Fung Yuen-Man
Edited by Kong Chi-Leung
Distributed by Gala Film Distribution
Release dates
  • 3 December 2007 (2007-12-03) (Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival)
  • 6 March 2008 (2008-03-06)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese

Shamo (simplified Chinese: 军鸡; traditional Chinese: 軍雞; pinyin: Jūnjī; Jyutping: gwan1 gai1) is a 2007 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Soi Cheang, based on the Japanese manga of the same name. The film stars Shawn Yue as a student who murders his parents, and, while in prison, is trained to become a violent, professional fighter by a fellow inmate played by Francis Ng.


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