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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

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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Controversial - actress forced to perform for film?
26 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

According to the article at http://blog.ifeng.com/article/2737487.html, one of the actors in the film, Carina Lau, was forced to appear in this movie for free. She was the victim of an infamous kidnapping shortly before this movie was made, and later photos of her in distress were published in a magazine, which has since been forced to shut down and its publisher sent to jail. The actress denies she was assaulted but there was a movie leaked on net that allegedly showed her being gang-raped. (The Hong Kong press, out of respect for her, has mostly refused to report on the incident, but google will turn up a few articles about it.)


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