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17th Jun '16 4:17:05 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Head Hunter'', also known as ''Long Goodbye'' and ''Hunting Heads'', is a little-known Chow Yun-Fat movie from the years before he was discovered by Creator/JohnWoo. Made in 1982 and directed by Shing Hon Lau, its dubbed version is in the American public domain.

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''The Head Hunter'', also known as ''Long Goodbye'' and ''Hunting Heads'', is a little-known Chow Yun-Fat Creator/ChowYunFat movie from the years before he was discovered by Creator/JohnWoo. Made in 1982 and directed by Shing Hon Lau, its dubbed version is in the American public domain.
17th Jun '16 4:16:31 PM Mdumas43073
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The Head Hunter, also known as "Long Goodbye" and "Hunting Heads," is a little-known Chow Yun-Fat movie from the years before he was discovered by John Woo. Made in 1982 and directed by Shing Hon Lau, its dubbed version is in the American public domain.

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The ''The Head Hunter, Hunter'', also known as "Long Goodbye" ''Long Goodbye'' and "Hunting Heads," ''Hunting Heads'', is a little-known Chow Yun-Fat movie from the years before he was discovered by John Woo.Creator/JohnWoo. Made in 1982 and directed by Shing Hon Lau, its dubbed version is in the American public domain.
14th Apr '12 1:52:46 PM Ominae
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* AnImmigrantsTale: Of a sort.
14th Apr '12 1:14:57 PM TwoGunAngel
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* Ax Crazy: Kim Tai Yung, who is out to murder Nguyen for abandoning him during the war.
* Hitman With A Heart: Would you expect anything less from Chow Yun-Fat?
* Nightmare Dreams: The opening sequence turns out to be one for Nguyen.
* Professional Killer: Nguyen, who is considerably more vicious about his work than Chow Yun-Fat's other hitman roles.
* The Vietnam War: Nguyen was a veteran, and much like other vets, the war messed him up.

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* Ax Crazy: AxCrazy: Kim Tai Yung, who is out to murder Nguyen for abandoning him during the war.
* Hitman With A Heart: HitmanWithAHeart: Would you expect anything less from Chow Yun-Fat?
* Nightmare Dreams: NightmareDreams: The opening sequence turns out to be one for Nguyen.
* Professional Killer: OffWithHisHead: Happens in both the opening sequence and in the end.
* ProfessionalKiller:
Nguyen, who is considerably more vicious about his work than Chow Yun-Fat's other hitman roles.
* The Vietnam War: TheVietnamWar: Nguyen was a veteran, and much like other vets, the war messed him up.
14th Apr '12 1:10:35 PM TwoGunAngel
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* The Vietnam War: Nguyen was a veteran, and much like other vets, the war messed him up.

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* The Vietnam War: Nguyen was a veteran, and much like other vets, the war messed him up.up.
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The Head Hunter, also known as "Long Goodbye" and "Hunting Heads," is a little-known Chow Yun-Fat movie from the years before he was discovered by John Woo. Made in 1982 and directed by Shing Hon Lau, its dubbed version is in the American public domain.

Nguyen Dich (Chow Yun-Fat) is a former Vietnamese soldier who immigrated to Hong Kong. By day, he works in a film studio as a special effects technician, but by night, he works for the local triads as an assassin. While he makes a good living, what he most wants is to bring his family, who are currently in Saigon, over to Hong Kong so that he can get out of the business. After falling for a beautiful TV reporter (Rosamund Kwan), the two discover that the film company that Nguyen works for has been manufacturing chemical weapons for the US. Eventually, Nguyen’s past comes back to haunt him in the form of Kim Tai Yung, a fellow soldier who wants to kill him for abandoning him during the war, and in the end, someone is going to get his head chopped off. But who will it be?
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* Ax Crazy: Kim Tai Yung, who is out to murder Nguyen for abandoning him during the war.
* Hitman With A Heart: Would you expect anything less from Chow Yun-Fat?
* Nightmare Dreams: The opening sequence turns out to be one for Nguyen.
* Professional Killer: Nguyen, who is considerably more vicious about his work than Chow Yun-Fat's other hitman roles.
* The Vietnam War: Nguyen was a veteran, and much like other vets, the war messed him up.
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