Joe is a professional hit man who picks someone off the street to do his errands, and after he is finished kills that person. His next assignment takes him to Bangkok, and as usual, he finds a street kid named Kong to help him. After Kong has a close call and learns who Joe is, Kong asks him to train him and he does. Joe also meets a local girl who is deaf and spends time with her. However, Joe has a hard time keeping his other life from her. It also appears that the person who hired Joe, breaks his rule of complete anonymity and tries to find him. —IMDb
The Pang Brothers are Danny Pang Fat (Chinese: 彭發) and Oxide Pang Chun (Chinese: 彭順), twin-brother screenwriters and film directors, born in 1965 in Hong Kong. Among their films is the hit Asian horror film, The Eye, which has spawned two sequels, as well as a Hollywood remake and a Hindi remake. Besides working in Hong Kong, the pair frequently work in the Thai film industry, where they made their directorial debut as a team, Bangkok Dangerous.
Oxide, the older of the two by 15 minutes, started his career in Bangkok, at Kantana Group’s film labs as a telecine colorist.He made his first film, the experimental karmic thriller, Who Is Running?, in 1997. It was Thailand’s entry for Academy Award for the Best Foreign Film for the 71st Academy Awards in 1998.
Danny is well known as a film editor, and has worked on a number of Hong Kong films, including The Storm Riders and the Infernal Affairs series.
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Danny Pang Phat (born 1965) The twin brothers Oxide and Danny Pang started their career in Hong Kong, where Oxide worked as colourist and Danny as editor. After moving to Bangkok, Oxide made the experimental film Who’s Running. Bangkok Dangerous(1999) is the first film in which the brothers combine their talent Danny started his career as an editor working on numerous Hong Kong films such as The Storm Riders and the Infernal Affairs series, he also wrote and directedNeung Buak Neung Pen Soon (also known as 1+1=0 or Nothing To Lose) released in 2002. —Wikipedia
Despite its negative reputation, it’s not a terrible film, just a redundant one; aside from a brave ending, it has little else of worth except a solidly made 90 minutes to kill time with. Nicolas Cage being dumbfounded by a baby elephant is hilarious though; they can apparently help you off heroin too if one sequence is read that way.