Once A Thief
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Title: Once A Thief
Starring: Chow Yun Fat, Leslie Chung
They only stop to reload.
Action film maestro John Woo (Mission: Impossible 2, Windtalkers) directed this lightning-paced caper of stolen art and broken hearts starring Chow Yun-Fat (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). Over-the-top action sequences and mind-blowing gunplay get mixed with comedy and romance in this thrilling crowd-pleaser.
Joe (Chow), Jim (Leslie Cheung, Happy Together) and Cherie (Cherie Chung) have been partners in crime ever since their childhoods spent on the streets stealing to survive. Now world-class art thieves, their relationships and lives are put on the line when they agree to one last mission: steal a multi-million dollar painting for a mysterious client who’s bent on revenge.
The 11th Annual Hong Kong Film Awards
Nomination – Best Picture
Nomination – Best Director (John Woo)
Nomination – Best Actor (Chow Yun-Fat)
Nomination – Best Editing (David Wu Dai-Wai)