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The Longest Nite (1998)

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A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.

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(as Patrick Yau)

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(as Szeto Kam Yuen), (as Yau Nai Hoi)
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Cast

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Tony (as Lau Ching Wan)
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Sam (as Tony Leung)
Maggie Siu ...
Maggie (as Maggie Shiu)
Hoi-Pang Lo ...
(as Lo Hoi Pang)
Fong Lung ...
Mr. Lung (as Lung Fong)
Siu-Lung Ching ...
(as Ching Siu Lung)
Tian-Lin Wang ...
(Guest star) (as Wong Tin Lam)
Mark Cheng ...
Mark - Guest star
Kong Fong ...
Informer - Guest star (as Sunny Fang)
Bun Yuen ...
Sam's Cop Buddy (as Yuen Bun)
Sau Kei Lee ...
Kei-Suk (as Lee Suk Kei)
Suet Lam ...
Cafe Owner's Assistant (as Lam Suet)
Santoas
Kwok Chiu Wu ...
(as Wu Kwok Chiu)
Chak Shun Ha ...
(as Ha Chak Shun)
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A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.

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Trivia

Ka-Fai Wai has stated that most of The Longest Nite (1998) was directed by Johnnie To. To took over directing the film after Tat-Chi Yau had shot five scenes with Ka-Fai Wai re-writing the script as they were shooting. See more »

Goofs

Despite taking place all in one night Tony Leung's facial hair is different in several scenes. See more »

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References The Lady from Shanghai (1947) See more »

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A director to watch out for.
4 March 1999 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

The psychological complex about "the end" is still in full force. But the script is more rational and integral than Intruder. The mysterious set-up is a spin-off from Lost Highway. Pic's strength is setting the action in Macao in turbulent times (thus setting it up as a metaphor of Hongkong), and giving full vent to Wai Ka-fai's pessimistic world view of inexorable doom. Yau Tat-chi shows impressive improvement with images: the confrontation in the cell, the chase at the pier and the duel in the hall of mirrors are all totally self-sufficient set pieces. A director to watch out for.


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