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    Unique ID Code: 0000144491
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 10/9/2011 14:12
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    Free as a Bird...
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 87 mins
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Daily proceedings of a band of pick-pockets ('sparrow' in Hong Kong slang) are disrupted by the sudden appearance of a beautiful and mysterious lady, who turns the tables on them. Following her trail, the pick-pockets are led to a face-off on the streets of Hong Kong with a rival pick-pocket gang, with both gangs vying for the possession of this enigmatic lady.

    A comedy caper with comparisons to French New Wave work such as 'Umbrellas of Cherbourg', SPARROW has the stylish trademarks of a Johnnie To film, with a wonderful jazz-tinged soundtrack and a photographic blend of the nostalgic old Hong Kong and the modern sky-scraper city.

    Special Features:
    Introduction from director Johnnie To

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Cantonese
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Cantonese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Johnnie To

    Written By:

    Simon Yam
    Kelly Lin
    Ka Tung Lam
    Hoi-Pang Lo
    Wing-cheong Law
    Kenneth Cheung
    Suet Lam

    Music From:
    Fred Avril
    Xavier Jamaux

    Director of Photography:
    Siu-keung Cheng

    David M. Richardson

    Costume Designer:
    Stanley Cheung

    Johnnie To

    Executive Producer:
    Daniel Lam
    Chiu Suet Ying

    Terracotta Distribution

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