Also known as
Ji Chi
Specifics
Hong Kong, China [2021] - 118m
Genre
Thriller, Crime
Directed by
Pou-Soi Cheang
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rating
4.5*/5.0*
Limbo poster

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October 08, 2021

4.5*/5.0*

After a decade of mediocre blockbusters, Pou-Soi Cheang returns with a vengeance. Limbo is a gritty police thriller, a sprawling update of the film noir genre that thrills from start to finish. The stark black and white cinematography and the incredible visual density are the star of the show here, aided by Kenji Kawai's moody soundtrack. The plot is intriguing too, the performances are on point and the pacing is perfect. I had already given up on Cheang, but with Limbo he shows that he still has it in him. A truly magnificent genre flick.