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Triads: The Inside Story (1989)

Wo zai hei she hui de ri zi (original title)
TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | 4 August 1989 (Hong Kong)
Li Man-Ho comes to Hong Kong after his father's death following a double crossed peace meeting at the hands of a rival gang. The family's business begins to crumble as rival organizations ... See full summary »

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Li Man-Ho (as Chow Yun Fat)
Roy Cheung ...
Yeung Kong
Fui-On Shing ...
Mad Keung (as F.O. Shing)
Wai-Man Chan ...
Tse Shing
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Sergeant Chan Tin-Lok
Kit-Man Mak ...
Kuen
Zhilun Xue ...
Jenny
Kau Lam ...
Uncle Ping
Ming Yan Lung ...
Coffin Rope
Feng Tien ...
Uncle Kwan
Jeffrey Lam ...
Uncle Biu (as Wai-Hung Lam)
Wing-Chung Leung ...
Tak
Kelvin Wong ...
Little Ha
Hon-Lam Pau ...
Chow Sai-Lin
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Coffin Rope's Man
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Li Man-Ho comes to Hong Kong after his father's death following a double crossed peace meeting at the hands of a rival gang. The family's business begins to crumble as rival organizations stir violence and trouble in acknowledgment of this weakness. Li Man-Ho reluctantly agrees after pressure from other members to temporarily act as leader in order to restore stability and order. But he is soon faced with violence, betrayal and confusion, in this world he tried so long to avoid. Written by KelvinWongOnline

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Triads: The Inside Story  »

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The literally translated titled is "My Days Inside The Underworld" See more »

Connections

Spoofed in San lang zhi yi zu (1989) See more »

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Flying Sand In The Wind
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Superb Triad movie
27 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is an excellent Chinese gangster movie, a tale of a man who, having relinquished his place in the Triads, finds himself thrust back into it unprepared on the death of his father. More thoughtful than many in the genre, its complex plot and good camerawork make it a masterpiece. Chow Yun-Fat is not in his typical 'silent gunman' type role, using more emotion to great effect as someone who is clearly distasteful of the violence surrounding him but is slowly forced to become part of it to survive. I am a big fan of both the actor and the genre, but nevertheless this film is a head above most other Triad movies due to its well developed plot and high production values. Get it on DVD now.


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