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A War Named Desire (2000)

Ai yu cheng (original title)
A young man and his girlfriend walk into a triad war when they go to Thailand to find his estranged brother.

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Credited cast:
Francis Ng ...
Charles Fong Lung Chu
Daniel Hiu Tung Chan ...
Jones Fong Lung Chun
Gigi Leung ...
Snow
Dave Wong ...
York (as Chieh Wang)
Sam Lee ...
Keith
Pace Wu ...
Jess
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Grace Lam ...
Chan Pui-sze
David Wai-Sheung Lee ...
Henry Hung
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A young man and his girlfriend walk into a triad war when they go to Thailand to find his estranged brother.

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Use the loo before this movie starts
31 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

A well acted and engrossing gangster movie shot in Thailand. Younger brother from HK visits older brother, who is a mid-level mobster in Thailand. He is looking to recoup money the brother took from the family when he fled HK 15 years earlier. His pesky girlfriend, refusing to stay in HK, learns the hard way that there's more to Thailand than elephant rides.

The elder brother is caught up in an internal struggle within the mob. Someone is injecting drugs into their gambling operation. His search leads to a tug of war, with the brother and girlfriend caught in the middle. Plenty of action and an excellent story line. Highly recommended for those who enjoy this type of film.


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