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The Longest Nite (1998)
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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 ...
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Fong Lung ...
Mr. Lung (as Lung Fong)
Siu-Lung Ching ...
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Tian-Lin Wang ...
(as Wong Tin Lam)
Mark Cheng ...
Mark
Bun Yuen ...
Sam's Cop Buddy (as Yuen Bun)
Sau Kei Lee ...
(as Lee Suk Kei)
Suet Lam ...
Cafe Owner's Assistant (as Lam Suet)
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Kwok Chiu Wu ...
(as Wu Kwok Chiu)
Chak Shun Ha ...
(as Ha Chak Shun)
Eric Huen ...
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A press event was held for this film where Ching Wan Lau's head was shaved. See more »

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