Once A Thief
(SCM Legend Sea, HyppTV Ch 226, 3.20pm) Three friends played by Chow yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung are experts in stealing valuable paintings. after a heist in France goes wrong, Chow’s character disappears and is presumed dead. His friends move on without him. Later, he returns in a wheelchair and the gang plans to get back at their adopted father, a wealthy crime boss, for betraying them. This 1991 Hong Kong classic was directed by John Woo and provided plenty of job opportunities for bird handlers.