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The Longest Nite (1998)

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Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Mystery | 1 January 1998 (Hong Kong)
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.

Directors:

Tat-Chi Yau (as Patrick Yau), Johnnie To (uncredited)

Writers:

Kam-Yuen Szeto (screenplay by) (as Szeto Kam Yuen), Nai-Hoi Yau (screenplay by) (as Yau Nai Hoi)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ching Wan Lau ... Tony (as Lau Ching Wan)
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung ... 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 ... Ronny (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 Santoas
Kwok Chiu Wu Kwok Chiu Wu ... (as Wu Kwok Chiu)
Chak Shun Ha 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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Certificate:

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

1 January 1998 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Longest Nite See more »

Filming Locations:

Macau, China

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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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Darker Crime Thriller with lots of Johnnie To elements
28 December 2017 | by jimniexperienceSee all my reviews

Two Triad Leaders, Mr. K and Mr. Lung, control the underground of Macau .. The Old Triad Lord, Mr. Hung, is upset he's been left out .. He orders for both groups to pay dues but instead , they decide to join forces to maximize business ..

Overnight , a rumor spreads Mr. K has ordered a hit on Mr. Lung for over 50 grand .. Negotiators from both sides have 24 hours to get to the bottom of this before things get ugly ..... Simultaneously a mysterious character arrives in town and is stirring up trouble everywhere he goes ..


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