Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|All of a Sudden|
Actors: Alfred Cheung, Irene Wan, Chi Wah Wong, Simon Yam
Director: Herman Yau
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Not bad, if you like that sort...
classic buff | LA, CA USA | 08/01/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)
"First the details left out by Amazon. The stars are Simon Yam and Irene Wan. The Amazon version is rated catagory III, but it is really II-B in terms of content. It is rated All regions, not just U.S. It is, indeed, directed by Herman Yau (not his best) and widescreen. If you are a die-hard fan of Yam or Wan, then go for it. If you are looking for graphic gore or lots of sex, forget it. I say it should be cat II-B because there are about three scenes where people are killed (two by being hit by cars, a little fake blood, not much violence). As far a sex goes, there are several topless scenes, but only one sex scene, about four minutes long, in the middle of the movie between Yam and Wan. It is OK; of course nothing is shown below the waist anywhere in the movie.
Yam portrays a "gentleman" kidnapper. He does not even mean to kidnap Wan, he just wants to beat up her husband for having an affair with his wife (we see a little of this beautiful wife in flashbacks, but not the affair). He is so nice that he takes Wan's baby to the hospital and lets her go without a ramsom. He does, however have a violent temper which we see twice. I will not tell you any more of the plot because this is not a sexy film, it is a murder mystery. Irene Wan is so gorgeous, I enjoy watching her even though she is fully clothed for all but a few short scenes.(...)"