fantasically conceveid, and executed, comedy stars Lau Ching-Wan
Louis Koo as two designers given three months to come up with the blue-print
for the ultimate bra for Carina Lau's Brassiere company.
Patrick Leung and Chan Hing-Kar manage to not only squeeze
every last drop of humour out of
the scenarios into which they places their characters, but also manage
their cast loveable and human.
the addition of Gigi Leung and a host of beautiful women, you
can't go wrong. But when this is allied to superb performances, a great
soundtrack and a perfectly balanced sense of humour, you have one of the
best comedies to come out of Hong Kong in years.
anamorphic transfer from China Star certainly raises the bar
Kong produced DVDS.
A very detailed, colourful picture is presented throughout alongside an
almost spot-less print.
Black levels are always deep and solid, and I can't remember a single
instance of artifacting,
This is an excellent presentation which has few weak points to speak of - very
fun and lively soundtrack complements the film perfectly, and
directional effects are subtle, it does its job extremely well.
weakest aspect of the DVD by a mile are the extremely poor subtitles.
Basic grammar and spelling errors are rife and China Star's decision to use
particularly small font make matters worse.
These problems are also found in the DVD's menus, and almost ruin this
otherwise high-quality China Star product.
Just the plot synopsis taken from the sleeves reverse.
Lau Ching-Wan, Louis Koo-Tin Lok, Carina Lau, Gig Leung, Director Patrick
Leung Pak-Yin, and screenwriters Chan Hung-Kar and Amy Chan all receive
A collection of quotes from each of the main characters.
6 deleted scenes which do nothing to improve the film, and even less for English
viewers as they're un-subtitled.
A 4 minute Making Of...which acts more like an extended trailer, splicing interviews
into exerts from the film. Once again, no English subtitles are provided.
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warm, funny and kind-hearted comedy may not have been given
the subtitles it deserved, but China Star do an otherwise
impressive job in bringing this must-see movie to the DVD
An essential purchase.