Enigma of Love (1993)

Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Hong Kong filmmaker Sherman Wong directed this low-budget comedy which will still appeal to genre devotees for its well-known cast. Jacky (Jacky Cheung) is the top gigolo in Hong Kong, and head of the leading gigolo shop. After surviving a raid led by Officer David Lam (Wilson Lam), Jacky finds his shop increasingly targeted by a police department eager to remove the egg from its face. A pair of female cops, Tammy (Maggie Cheung) and Fa-pon (Maria Cordero), enter the fray and make some progress, but fail to snare Jacky, who is out with a client. When he returns, the distraught Jacky decides to get even by conning Tammy into taking care of him. He poses as a sick artist with only three months to live and engineers a fake accident so Tammy thinks she hit him with her car. Soon, however, Tammy saves Jacky from a fatal fall and he begins to develop legitimate feelings for her. Jacky confesses his deception, but as much as she might try to hate him, Tammy has to admit that he's a better choice than her other suitor, the slimy David. Parkman Wong co-stars in the Chun Yue Amusement production.