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Heung Gong jai jo (1997)

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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To Chung-Chau, 'Moon'
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Lam Yuk-Ping, 'Ping'
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Ah-Lung, 'Sylvester' (as Wenbers Li Tung-Chuen)
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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
Sang Chan ...
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Kelvin Chung ...
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Ah Ting ...
Moon's father
Jessica ...
Moon's father's current wife
Ah Wai ...
Assassin on skateboard
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The greatest Hong Kong film of 1997
10 January 1999 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Every once in a while you'll see a film that just makes you say "wow". After the final scene goes by, you just sit there watching as the credits go by, then the black space after the credits, then the "snow" after that, then finally the tape rewinding itself. You just continue sitting there watching the screen... dumbfounded.... you just sit there and say "wow". Made In Hong kong is one of those movies. To say that this movie blew me away would be an understatement. This movie got inside of me and changed the way I look at HK cinema, or cinema as a whole for that matter, hell... it even changed the way I look at life.

Autumn Moon is a low life thug, he and some friends discover the body of a dead girl who committed suicide, and a note she left. This dead girl that he never knew ends up teaching him more about his own life than he could by himself, and also guides him to his own fate. See this movie and experience cinema at it's best.


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