‘A Witness Out Of The Blue’ (犯罪現場) is a 2019 Hong Kong crime thriller written and directed by Fung Chih-Chiang.
The film centres around a police detective who must rely on his only witness – a parrot, to help him catch the killer of an armed robber. The cast includes Louis Koo, Louis Cheung, Jessica Hsuan, Cherry Ngan, Philip Keung, Fiona Sit, Patrick Tam, Andy On, Ling Man-Lung, Sam Lee, Deep Ng, Annie Liu, and Jacky Cai.
Synopsis: A man is found dead inside an apartment with a strange noise, “Help! Help!” next to the body. Detective Frank Lam arrives at the scene with his commanding officer Yip Sir to find the sole survivor and eye witness. Yip Sir is convinced the deceased, Henry Tsui is killed by his partner in crime, Sunny Wong when they had a fight over how to divvy up the loot from an armed robbery a month ago. When Frank confronts Sunny, Sunny denies all allegations and names Yip Sir as the killer. Frank’s only hope in cracking the case lies in the not-so-human witness left at the scene of the crime.
‘A Witness Out Of The Blue’ opens across Hong Kong on October 12, 2019.