Every Man For Himself (绰头王) (1980)

  • March 16, 2024 | 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM | Saturday
  • Oldham Theatre

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Original/Alternative title: 绰头王
Director: Cheung Sum
Runtime: 105 min
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese with English subtitles
Rating: M18 (Sexual Scene and Nudity)

Synopsis

Sha Yung (Wang Sha) and Shuang La (Lin Hui-huang), a sly duo with some kung fu skills, make their living through clever schemes. After accumulating a sum of money through less-than-honest means, they venture into the “consultancy” business, which proves to be a thriving enterprise.

Their path crosses with Ah Ying (Yang Tsing-tsing), who disguises herself as a man. Upon learning that she is being pursued by her widowed stepmother, Hua (Lo Wan-yin), and Hua’s lover, who conspired to harm Ying’s father, Sha Yung and Shuang La extend their sympathy. Hua employs a professional assassin to attack Ying’s hideout . The two resourceful con-artists assist Yang to resist the assault. Eventually, they capture Hua and her partner in crime, setting the stage for a reckoning with justice.

This screening copy of the film was made possible through digitisation using the surviving film elements. It has not been digitally restored or remastered. Distortion and deviation in the audio, image and colours are expected.

绰头王
导演 : 张森
片长 : 105分钟
地区:香港
语言:粤语 (英文字幕)
等级: M18 – 性相关及裸露画面

沙翁(王沙 饰)和 双辣(林辉煌 饰)是一对拥有三脚猫功夫、利用小伎俩维持生计的江湖骗子。在通过不光彩的手段累计一笔钱后,他们决定进入“咨询”行业,生意越做越旺。二人结识女扮男装的阿英(杨菁菁 饰),在得知阿英被陷害生父的继母——花寡妇(卢宛茵 饰)——以及继母的情夫追杀后,沙翁和双辣深表同情。他们决定携手帮助阿英抵抗歹毒的花寡妇,并将她与奸夫绳之以法。

这部电影的放映版本是通过使用现存的电影元素进行数字化制作的。它并没有经过数字修复或翻新。音频、图像和颜色方面会出现扭曲和偏差。

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