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9 Ratings

The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon

Gat seng gung ziu

Directed by Johnnie To
Hong Kong, 1990
Romance, Comedy


Chow Yun Fat takes the role of a wealthy socialite who becomes increasingly bored of the life he leads. Surrounded by sycophantic associates and with every decision in his life already made for him, he decides to go out into the working world and lead a more normal life.

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The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon Directed by Johnnie To

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  • nrh's rating of the film The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon

    to takes the simplest of premises - this plot would have looked old hat had capra produced it in the '30s - and uses it as a framework for a lovely, well-oiled machine of a film, tossing off extraordinary sight gags (that hiding under the table bit is a marvel), physical exuberance (just watch how nina li walks) and design based lunacy straight out of tashlin. a craftsman's masterpiece.

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