one leg kicking

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One Leg Kicking tells the story of a group of underdogs who form an amateur football team  (The Durians) to play in a fictional local league organised by a farsighted sponsor. The prize for the winners; a trip to the 2002 World Cup Finals. Gurmit Singh plays Tai Po, the common man's hero raising his two young children single handedly after his wife passes away. The rest of The Durians include include Mark Lee as Handsome, an ex-convict with major anger management problems, Moe Alkaff as Vernon, a lounge singer struggling against his deadly nemesis, the karaoke machine; and Sharon Au as Kim, a tender but tough tomboy, while Siva Choy plays Sammy Best, the inspirational coach who moulds them into a winning side.

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Running time

90 minutes



Key cast

Gurmit Singh, Mark Lee, Sharon Au

International sales/distribution

United International Pictures


(65) 6735 7053 (Zhao Wei)

Year of release