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Peace Hotel (1995)

Wo ping fan dim (original title)
A retired old west killer sets up a hotel for vagrants and wayward souls called Peace Hotel. When a woman with a gang on her tail attempts to hide there the owner of the hotel must revert to his old ways to protect his hotel.

Director:

Ka-Fai Wai

Writers:

Yun-Fat Chow (story), Ka-Fai Wai
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Credited cast:
Yun-Fat Chow ... The Killer (as Chow Yun Fat)
Cecilia Yip ... Shau Siu Man / Lam Ling
Ho Chin ... Ting Moon
Shun Lau ... Blindman
Annabelle Lau ... Skinny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hing-Hang Chan Hing-Hang Chan
Joe Cheng
Yuk Wah Cheung Yuk Wah Cheung
Sai Cho Sai Cho
Shui-Wah Fok
Tat Wah Fok Tat Wah Fok
Rankie Fung Rankie Fung
Patrick Hon
Victor Hon Victor Hon
Wai-Hau Lam Wai-Hau Lam
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Storyline

Set circa 1930, "The King of Killers", a one-man killing machine who, after his wife's murder, has decided to set up the "Peace Hotel", a sanctuary where anyone can stay and be protected from those who want to harm them. Although he has pledged never to kick anyone out of the Peace Hotel, he is put to the test when a penniless female swindler, who is wanted by a vicious gang for murdering their boss, shows up. Now he has to decide whether to risk an all-out war with the gang, or whether to ask her to leave the hotel. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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Solitude is not Peace Killer is the Protector


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Trivia

Chow Yun Fat's last Golden Princess movie. See more »

Quotes

The Killer: Put your trousers back on, before your willy catches a chill
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Alternate Versions

Video version includes 2 minute sequence with The Killer using machine gun to kill bandits that is not in theatrical version. See more »

Connections

References Django (1966) See more »

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Good but not one of his best movies.
25 February 2018 | by jonsimon-132-132052See all my reviews

Chow-Yun Fat stars in this Hong Kong spaghetti western as 'The Killer', an unstoppable bounty hunter and mercenary who has decided to retire after his wife's death. Setting up the 'Peace Hotel', the Killer offers sanctuary to anyone who is on the run from someone who wants them dead. But his altruism is tested to the limit when a young female swindler (played by Cecilia Yip) arrives, on the run from a gang that wants her dead. Soon the Killer is forced into an unpleasant choice - to send her on her way, or violate his own rules and risk an all-out war with the gang.

Well directed, good casting and decent acting. I like the narration at the start telling the story of him you get to know a bit about his character and why he did the thunga he did.

The action is decent but ruined by poor editing. Good film as i said but could have been much better.

Overall a decent Western action film.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

He ping fan dian See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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