Vengeance (Hong Kong / France, 2009)

  • Vengeance (Hong Kong / France, 2009)
  • World Movies admin
  • September 30, 2011

Veteran Hong Kong action director Johnnie To takes inspiration from Christopher Nolan’s Memento and Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le Samourai in his latest bloody jaunt.

Johnny Hallyday plays Costello, an assassin turned French chef. After a brutal attack on his daughter’s family in her Macau home, Costello swears revenge and hires three hit men to help him negotiate the local underworld. However, with a bullet lodged in his brain from a previous assignment, Costello’s forgetfulness causes complications.

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