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3.2
13 Ratings

Shock Wave

拆彈專家 Caak Daan Zyun Gaa

Directed by Herman Yau
Hong Kong, China, 2017
Action, Thriller

Synopsis

When a terrorist who specializes in explosives takes hold of an underground tunnel, he threatens to kill hostages if his demands are not met.

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Shock Wave Directed by Herman Yau

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

2018 | 6 nominations including: Best Film

2018 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

Viennale

2017

What are people saying?

  • HKFanatic's rating of the film Shock Wave

    Herman Yau has been directing films for over thirty years, but his relative unfamiliarity with the action genre - particularly the cops and robbers variety - shows in "Shock Wave," a big-budget picture that nevertheless feels a little rough around the edges. Fortunately, leading man Andy Lau possesses star power and the ending setpiece shot in a replica of Hong Kong's Cross-Harbour Tunnel proves a showstopper.

  • Martin De Martin's rating of the film Shock Wave

    Il cinema di HK è stato il più ricco e vitale del mondo a cavallo fra gli anni 80 e 90. Ci voleva un Herman Yau in gran spolvero per riportare sugli schermi dell'ex colonia un action del genere, che vive esattamente della stessa natura: il guizzo inaspettato, il cinismo, le esplosioni di violenza e il finale che non ti aspetti. Ok, per molti sarà poca cosa; per chi scrive, invece, è puro oro colato.

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