Directed by Tsui Hark, Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame has a cast of Andy Lau, Tony Leung Kar Fai, sumo Hung, Carina Lau and Li Bingbing, all are experienced actors. To investigate the self-immolation case, the important investigation venue being the “Ghost Market”, it is also the most mysterious filming set of the whole film.
When asked of the most unforgettable experience on shooting the film, Andy expressed that shooting the scene of kicking his enemy in mid-air with just one take, the director sing praise of his agility and whenever there was shooting of an action scene, Andy would always arrived early for preparation and communicate with Sumo in order to perfect the scene.
Andy expressed that he need to shoot standing in water, he quipped that it was playing game as he need to jump around in the water to escape traps, it’s like “playing games while working”.
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