Kung Fu Hustle
- Original title
Gong fu (Kung Fu Hustle)
- Running time
- 95 min.
- Hong Kong
Stephen Chow, Lola Huo, Chan Man-Keung, Kan-Cheung Tsang
Bruce Leung Siu-Lung,
Kai Man Tin,
Kang Xi Jia,
Co-production Hong Kong-China; Star Overseas / Beijing Film Studio / Huayi Brothers / China Film Group
Action. Comedy | Martial Arts
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves around a hapless wannabe gangster who aspires to become a member of the notorious "Axe Gang." Other characters include an obnoxious landlady and her apparently frail husband who exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
2005: 6 Awards from Cinema of Hong Kong, including Movie, Actor (Yuen), Sound
2006: Nominada in los Awards MTV: Best lucha
: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2005: Nominated for Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
- Critics' reviews
"Imagine a film in which Jackie Chan and Buster Keaton meet Quentin Tarantino and Bugs Bunny."
Roger Ebert: Chicago Sun-Times
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