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Don't Play with Fire Movie Review Summary

Actors: Lieh Lo, Bruce Baron, Ching-Chai Lim, Ray Lui, Tin Sang Lung

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DON'T PLAY WITH FIRE (Di yi lei xing wei xian) also known as "Playing with Fire" or "Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind" is the third movie, shot in 1980, from Tsui Hark.
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Three lazybones friends manufacture a firebomb and place it in a cinema. Pearl, a sadistic young girl, has observed the scene, follows the bombers and starts to manipulate them. The four criminals plan more and more daring acts up to the day they steal a wallet containing an important sum of money, in Japanese bonds, belonging to some mysterious organisation.

As they try to sell their bonds, our petty criminals will have to face Pearl's brother who is a Hong Kong policeman in charge of "the bomb" case and vicious killers who'll make them regret to have chosen the criminal career.






The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of Don't Play with Fire

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   being chased by crooks who want treasure/$$$$ Criminal enemy is...    -   bomber/arsonist If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Chinese

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   China City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts    -   sex with icepick Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   decapitated Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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