Shamo (film)

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Shamo
Shamo poster.jpg
Traditional軍雞
Simplified军鸡
MandarinJūnjī
CantoneseGwan1 Gai1
Directed bySoi Cheang
Produced bySam Leong
Shin Yoneyama
Izo Hashimoto
Toji Kato
Hirofumi Ogoshi
Written bySzeto Kam-Yuen
Izo Hashimoto
Based onShamo
by Izo Hashimoto and Aikio Tanaka
StarringShawn Yue
Annie Liu
Francis Ng
Masato
Bruce Leung
Music byPatrick Lo
CinematographyEdmund Fung
Edited byKong Chi-leung
Production
company
Same Way Production
Art Port
Pony Canyon
Distributed byGala Film Distribution
Release date
  • 3 December 2007 (2007-12-03) (Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival)
  • 6 March 2008 (2008-03-06)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryHong Kong
LanguageCantonese

Shamo 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.

Cast[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Accolades
Ceremony Category Recipient Outcome
44th Golden Horse Awards Best Adapted Screenplay Szeto Kam-Yuen, Izo Hashimoto Nominated
Best Action Choreography Jack Wong Nominated
Best Cinematography Edmund Fung Nominated

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