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Made in Hong Kong (1997)
"Heung Gong jai jo" (original title)

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Autumn Moon (Sam Lee), a low-rent triad living in Hong Kong, struggles to find meaning in his hopelessly violent existence.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Lee ...
To Chung-Chau, 'Moon'
Neiky Hui-Chi Yim ...
Lam Yuk-Ping, 'Ping'
Wenders Li ...
Ah-Lung, 'Sylvester' (as Wenbers Li Tung-Chuen)
Amy Tam Ka-Chuen ...
Hui Bo San, 'Susan'
Carol Lam Kit-Fong ...
Mrs. Lam, Ping's mother
Doris Yan-Wah Chow ...
Mrs. To, Moon's mother
Siu Chung ...
Ms. Lee, social worker
Tat-Yee Chan ...
Fat Chan
Wai-Chung Wu ...
Keung
Chan Sang ...
'Big Brother', Cheung Siu-Wing
Kelvin Chung ...
Doctor
Ah Ting ...
Moon's father
Jessica ...
Moon's father's current wife
Ah Wai ...
Assassin on skateboard
Ho B-Chai ...
Male student
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Autumn Moon (Sam Lee), a low-rent triad living in Hong Kong, struggles to find meaning in his hopelessly violent existence.

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Director Fruit Chan struggled for years to direct his debut film, and could only do so by shooting the entire picture on bits and pieces of blank film that he had collected from the ends of reels. See more »

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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Who'd have thought a Hong Kong director would have brought danger and poetry back to the gangster movie?
27 October 1999 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

Sluggish gangster genre revitalised by infusion of teen melodrama. One of the films of the year. The violence is, for once, sickening, immediate and real, rather than crude comedy, but interlaced with expressionistic sensibility of dead protagonist. Deeply moving on a personal level, and highly comic in spite of ultimate despair. The director's visual vocabulary is immense, with imagery of such dreamlike, poetic, evocative beauty, your heart stops.


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