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Am faa (1998)

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.

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(as Patrick Yau), (uncredited)

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(screenplay by) (as Szeto Kam Yuen), (screenplay by) (as Yau Nai Hoi)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tony (as Lau Ching Wan)
... Sam (as Tony Leung)
... 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 - 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)
... 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)
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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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1 January 1998 (Hong Kong)  »

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The Longest Nite  »

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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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References The Great Escape (1963) See more »

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One word : GREAT!
4 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Pic probably tops all Hongkong films in presenting triad warfare intrigue, and the horror and intricacy of a well-oiled set-up. The scripter and director weave a clever interlocking plot complete with tense and heart-stopping atmospherics. Tony Leung's bad cop performance is a class on its own, particularly when he finds out that he's been set up and is now in an untenable situation. But pic's originality is in the end let down by the final shoot out in a dilapidated warehouse, which is both shop-worn and pretentious.


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