Director Daniel Lee
Music director Henry Lai
Featured songs When I Met You, Smile
Country Hong Kong
Genre Drama, Romance, Sport
|Cast Andy Lau, Takako Tokiwa|
Language Cantonese English Thai Japanese
Release date 21 November 2000 (2000-11-21)
Writer Chi-Sing Cheung, Daniel Lee
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A Fighter's Blues (Chinese: 阿虎) is a 2000 Hong Kong drama film directed by Daniel Lee, produced by and starring Andy Lau. On another note, A Fighter's Blues is also Lau's 100th film role.
After spending 13 years in jail for killing one of his opponents Chat Chai in the dressing room after breaking up the fight because of a quarrel with his girlfriend Pim, Mong Fu (Andy Lau), a washed up Muay Thai kickboxer returns to Thailand to look for his old love. Upon arrival in Bangkok, he finds out that she died and that he has a 14-year-old daughter. He finds the orphanage and meets his daughter and starts a relationship with sister Mioko who runs the orphanage. To clean his past, he challenges the current and more than 15 years younger champion, who wants to avenge Chai.
The film received mixed critic by reviewers and audiences and has a score of 56 out of 100 on Rotten Tomatoes, but was praised for the beautiful locations in Thailand, use of flashbacks.the acting of the main cast, and the editing of the fight scenes.
Andy Lau trained extensively in Muay Thai for his role as Mong Fu.
ReferencesA Fighter's Blues Wikipedia
A Fighters Blues IMDb A Fighters Blues themoviedb.org