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2 April 1992 (Hong Kong) See more »
Two brothers Ah B and Dee live in two different worlds. Ah B decides to quit his smuggling business for a new life, but accidentally involves the innocent Dee into the smuggling case. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Danny Lee ... Bee

Aaron Kwok ... Kevin Lee
Man Cheung ... Siu Hung

Fui-On Shing ... Superman (as Fui On Shing)

Wu Ma ... Uncle Kau (as Ng Ma)
Blackie Shou Liang Ko ... Hark (as Sau Leung Or)

Chiao Chiao ... Bee's mom (as Kau Jiu)

Ying Kwan Lok ... Chan Kwan

Lucy Liu ... Donna (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
Bei-Dak Lai (as Peter Lai)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ming-Hin Yu

Directed by
Wai-Keung Lau 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Fung  (as Siu-Hung Fung)

Produced by
Danny Lee .... producer
Cinematography by
Kin Fai Miu 
Art Department
Kin Sun Chiu .... assistant art director
Other crew
King-Kong Lam .... script supervisor (as Ging-Hong Lam)

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"Ban wo zong heng" - Hong Kong (original title)
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Danny Lee Sau Yin plays against type., 16 July 2002
Author: laadolf from Snohomish, WA USA

Danny Lee Sau Yin plays against type in this interesting tale of a the relationship of a pair of brothers, set against triad and pop star pressures.Lee plays Bee, a triad smuggler who returns to Hong Kong from overseas, flush with money. An international jewel thief and smuggler, he has NEVER smuggled drugs-which puts him into conflict with the triad boss who fences his stolen gems. Bee wants nothing more than to retire from the criminal life and use his ill-gotten gains to improve the lives of himself, his mother and younger brother. The brother played by Aaron Kwok, attends a performing arts academy and excels as both a singer and a dancer. Bee buys a nightclub and his brother performs there to good reception. Bee's refusal to smuggle drugs comes back to haunt him as the triad boss exacts revenge for his disobedience. Betrayed and set up for a drug charge, Bee's world falls apart, affecting everyone he loves, even as his brother, who now shuns him, becomes a rising star. Danny Lee all too often is typecast playing cops (famously, Inspector Eagle Li in Woo's "The Killer"), type-casting he doesn't seem to mind as his original life's ambition was to be a policeman. But in roles like this, he shows us his versatility and breathes life and depth into a world weary criminal trying to go straight against the odds. Lee is an under-appreciated talent in the Hong Kong film world. Aaron Kwok is appealing as Bee's brother especially in moments of brotherly bonding and betrayal. The supporting cast are all excellent. In short, a good solid film with excellent performances

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