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Throw Down

2004

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  • There's a really beautiful moment somewhere towards the middle of this movie in which Cherrie Ying is running down an empty street carrying a huge pile of money that she's just stolen from a mahjong game, and as she's bolting and being chased by a bunch of thugs the money is just flying out of her hands left and right in slow motion, which is such an elegant illustration of the character and the film's major themes that I wonder if maybe it isn't the single best thing Johnnie To has ever shot.