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China White (1989)
"Gwang tin lung fu wui" (original title)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  4 November 1989 (Hong Kong)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bobby Chow
Steven Vincent Leigh ...
Danny Chow (as Steve Vincent Leigh)
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Anne Michaels
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Scalia
Ka-Kui Ho ...
Phong (as William Ho)
Victor Hon ...
One Hand
Kwong Leung Wong ...
Mute (as Tommy Wong)
Feng Ku ...
Uncle Chi
Ricky Ho ...
Kong
Frank Sheppard ...
Rasta
Cahit Ölmez ...
Amead
Rodney Beddal ...
Interpol's Chief (as Rodney Beddall)
Fritz Kampinga ...
Amsterdam Police Captain (as Frite Kampinga)
Saskia Van Rijswijk ...
Henchwoman
Lex de Regt ...
Leo
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In Amsterdam - in the time before the legalisation of some drugs and the following growth of competition on the market - takes place a war between the Italian and Chinese mafia because of the control of the heroin market. Written by Volker Boehm

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Rated R for strong violent action, and for language, sensuality and drug content. | See all certifications »
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4 November 1989 (Hong Kong)  »

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Rumbling Sky Dragon Tiger Meeting  »

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Near the end, Billy Drago's character walks out of the courtroom, saying a verdict of 'not guilty' has been passed by the jury. The Netherlands does not have a jury system. See more »

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crime drama with heroic bloodshed at it's best
22 November 2000 | by (Utrecht, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

China White is being typecasted as one of many bad martial arts movies. If you judge this movie by the cover (woman with high heels, Saskia van Rijswijk, champion Kickboxing), you would certainly think it is. Wrong, it is a Hk action movie with some martial arts in it. " China White" is to be compared with other heroic bloodshed titles made in Hong Kong. There are a lot of slowmo shootouts (very cool to watch), which take place in Amsterdam, Holland. The story is about a Chinese gang getting into war with the Italian mob in their quest for ultimate control of power in Amsterdam. The story is interesting enough to watch and short enough to be enjoyed. I have also seen a longer version (the HK version), where you get to know more about the background of the main characters, also starring Andy Lau. But for the action part of the movie not very important, so can be missed as is the case in the 98minute version (English version). This is crime drama with heroic bloodshed at it's best.


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