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Chan sam ying hung (1998)

Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, ... See full summary »

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Jack
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Fiona Leung ...
Fiona
YoYo Mung ...
Yoyo
Henry Fong ...
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Shi-Kwan Yen ...
Mr. Yam (as Yam Sai Koon)
Keiji Sato ...
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Michael Lam
Bun Yuen ...
Bo (as Yuen Bun)
Ping Cheung
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(as Lam Suet)
Chi-Shing Chiu
Ching Ting Law ...
(as Lu Ching Ting)
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Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There is a spectacular shootout, in which both Martin and Jack are severely wounded. The leader of Jack's gang was at the hotel, unlike Martin's, and escapes. Afterwards, both gang leaders, Mr. Fong of Martin's and Mr. Yam of Jack's, go to a general and make peace. Meanwhile, both Jack and Martin are hospitalized. Martin's legs are amputated, and his girlfriend whores herself in order to get them back into Hong Kong... Written by Anonymous

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30 September 1998 (Hong Kong)  »

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An Heroic Bloodshed never dies
9 December 1999 | by (Lisbon, Portugal) – See all my reviews

Leon Lai teams up with Lau Chin-Wan to defeat two triad lords. This film made me remember the "old" heroic bloodshed´s - like "The Killer", "Hard Boiled" or the genesis of it all, "A Better Tomorrow". There´s still hope for Hong Kong cinema lovers... A superb movie. A true masterpiece. A fantastic mise-en-scene - stylised and romantic - from Hong Kong craftman Johnnie To. Where primitive cinema meets barroquian style and women nature becomes truly fundamental...


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