Nothing to do with 007: this movie is 100% Hong Kong cinema, the movie we loved so much and continue to love. And it marks the reunion of the two stars twenty years after they worked together on the acclaimed Double Deeds trilogy.
The 1980s and 1990s produced the most beautiful cinema in the world in Hong Kong, the years of masterpieces by directors such as John Woo, Tsui Hark, Johnny To, Kirk Wong, Herman Yau, Ringo Lam and many, many others.
With the former British colony already back in Chinese hands and many of its leading writers, led by Wu, moving to Hollywood with less or more success, this season’s long tail spawned a trilogy of films that became very famous in the West as well, one of hellish deeds, whose success and quality were such that they pushed one Martin Scorsese to remake the first chapter. If in Renegadesthe main characters were Leonardo DiCaprio AND Matt DamonWith Jack Nicholson as the boss, in the Hong Kong original to play the roles of an infiltrator in a gang that the police themselves know little to nothing about, and a policeman who hunts him down in an attempt to bring down the same gang instead of two Hong Kong movie superstars such as Tony Leung (what from love moodfor interderci) e Andy Lo (who also co-directed the film). Leung and Lau, who had never worked together before, also did so in the third chapter of this trilogy, dated 2003, and their paths have not crossed on set since. At least for now.
called goldfinger (nothing to do with James Bond and Ian Fleming) a film that makes them act together again.
Written and directed by the same person who was the author hellish deeds, Felix Cheung, goldfinger once again tells the story of corruption and the police, this time inspired by real events. History is actually inspired by history Currian Group, a large conglomerate that was at the center of a major fraud and banking abuse financial scandal in the 1980s that led to a dramatic bankruptcy. This is the official plot of the film, which sees Leung as a character based on George Tanthe person who led Currian GroupAND Lau in those of an agent who investigates the fraud and reveals the truth:
Set in the 1980s, the film follows the struggles between Hong Kong’s business elites against the backdrop of the end of British colonial rule. The film chronicles the rise and fall of Hong Kong’s fictitious Jiali Group after its chairman Cheng Yiyan’s ordeal through 15 years of investigations by the Independent Anti-Corruption Commission as murders take place, billions in market shares evaporate and millions disappear. spent on legal fees.
Also in the cast Simon Yam, Philip Keung, Alex Fong Chung-soon, Charlene Choi, Chin Ka-lok and Carlos Chan, Goldfinger will make its domestic debut later this year on December 30th. After the very first trailer we showed you a few months ago, here is new official trailer of this interesting film, in the original version with English subtitles: