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The Vanished Murderer (2015)

Xiao shi de xiong shou (original title)
Prisoner Fu Yuan digs a tunnel in her prison cell and escapes. Inspector Song Donglu is summoned to investigate Fu's escape. By tracking down the letters sent to him by Fu, it sets Song off to Hong City to unravel Fu's disappearance.

Director:

Chi-Leung Law

Writer:

Sin Ling Yeung (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Ka Tung Lam ... Professor
Yiyan Jiang Yiyan Jiang ... Fu Yuan (as Yi Yan Jiang)
Xiaolu Li ... Chang Sheng
Ching Wan Lau ... Song Donglu
Rhydian Vaughan ... Mao Jin
Xiaodong Guo ... Gao Minxiong
Paulyn Sun ... Tan Hu
Xiaotong Yu Xiaotong Yu ... Yang Lingchen
Jonathan Kos-Read Jonathan Kos-Read
Jiateng Song ... Chang Sheng's Bodyguard
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A women's prison in the Northern China in 1932, Prisoner FU Yuan (JIANG Yiyan) digs a tunnel in her prison cell with a silver spoon and escapes. Inspector SONG Donglu (LAU Ching-wan) is summoned to investigate FU's escape. By tracking down the letters sent to him by FU, it sets SONG off to Hong City to unravel FU's disappearance. Written by Sam J

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Too confusing; overdone it.
7 December 2015 | by NeymarSee all my reviews

IMO This show is not as good as the earlier series (The vanishing bullet).

The story line is too confusing, with too many characters having different plots. Each have their own motives but yet not clearly explained, making the audience difficult to focus.

End of day Inspector Songlu, did not really did some smart investigating like he did in the earlier version. Most of the events were revealed by the show, not by the inspector.

I could have mentioned so many parts that are meaningless or left unfounded for.

There seem to be focus on unnecessary action, dancing and music scenes, which is redundant to the core of this genre of show.


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Hong Kong

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Release Date:

5 December 2015 (Hong Kong) See more »

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