Second Time Around (film)

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Second Time Around
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Directed by Jeffrey Lau
Written byJeffrey Lau
Produced by Johnnie To
Starring Ekin Cheng
Cecilia Cheung
CinematographyJohnny Koo
Edited byWong Wing-Ming
Music byChiu Tsang-Hei
Anthony Chue
Production
companies
Distributed by China Star Entertainment Group
Release date
  • 11 January 2002 (2002-01-11)
Running time
99 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Languages Cantonese
English
Box officeHK$4 million

Second Time Around (traditional Chinese :無限復活; simplified Chinese :无限复活; pinyin :Wúxiàn fùhuó; Cantonese Yale :Mouhaan fukwut) is a 2002 Hong Kong film starring Ekin Cheng, Cecilia Cheung and Ke Huy Quan. The film involves the use of parallel universes.

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Plot

Ren Lee (Ekin Cheng) works at a small casino with his best friend Sing Wong (Ke Huy Quan). Ren gets dumped by his pregnant fiancée and asks Sing for money to gamble in Las Vegas, believing himself to have the strongest luck after his fiancée fired a pistol at him and missed all six times.

In Vegas, Sing wanders around the casino while Ren is gambling and offers advice to a young woman that helps her win big. Casino management becomes suspicious of Ren's winnings and send their best dealer, Number One, to deal with him. Ren loses all his money to Number One and leaves the casino with Sing. The young woman who Sing helped win at the casino sees the two leaving and offers them a ride.

Both his best friend and the woman die in a car accident. Ren is the sole survivor. Ren, now pursued by policewoman Tina Chow (Cecilia Cheung), gets into another car accident that causes them to go back in time. Through this process, he not only changes himself and saves his friend's life, but also falls in love with Tina.

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Production

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Reception

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Awards

The film won the Film of Merit prize at the 2003 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards. [1]

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References

  1. "Awards for Mou han fou wut". imdb.com. (Retrieved on 9 May 2008)