Johnnie To, Blind Detective, 2013 (still); image: courtesy Media Asia Film

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Blind Detective

Part of Modern Cinema: Johnnie To

A delirious mix of comedy, mystery, and romance, Blind Detective offers superstar Andy Lau as the titular protagonist, a rather hapless investigator with a singular skill — an ability to “visualize” the very particular details of a crime scene. When he teams up with an admiring and athletically adept female police inspector named Ho, they find that their respective skills complement one another perfectly. As they search for Ho’s childhood friend Minnie who disappeared twenty years prior and other cases crop up in the process, an increasingly romantic attraction grows between the two detectives.

“A serial-killer thriller wrapped in an unruly slapstick comedy with generous servings of food porn, Blind Detective is a deranged and delirious smörgåsbord of a movie.”
— Justin Chang, Variety



Film Details

Country: Hong Kong
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese
Year: 2013
Running time: 129 min
Format: DCP
Director: Johnnie To
Producers: Johnnie To, Wai Ka-fai
Cinematographers: Cheng Siu-keung, To Hung Mo
Editor: Allen Leung
Print Source: Media Asia Film


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