Black Cat (1991)

Genres - Action, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Action Thriller  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jonathan Crow

Following up on his vampire gangster flick A Bite of Love, Stephen Shin Kei-yin spins this knock off of Luc Besson's La Femme Nikita. The film centers on young wayward lass named Erica (Jade Leung), who escapes from police custody just before her court date. She is eventually hunted down by a secret government agency, whereupon she has a computer device, which improves her physical abilities, implanted in her skull. She is then forced to endure spy boot camp where she becomes schooled in all manners of killing people. While doing her first hit, her crime is captured by a wildlife photographer named Allen (Thomas Lam Cho-fai). Instead of icing the guy immediately, she falls for him. Soon her relationship with the agency becomes strained when Allen figures out what his new girlfriend does for a living.



arrest, assassination, espionage, recruit [soldier], troublemaker