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The Hong Kong Affair (2013)

Hafen der Düfte (original title)
Hong Kong, 2012. The 15th anniversary of the reunification with China is coming up. Victoria Philips (Veronica Ferres), a renowned art expert from Berlin, fills in at short notice as ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Gersina

Writers:

Philip LaZebnik (screenplay), Harold Nebenzal (novel)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Veronica Ferres ... Victoria Philips
Russell Wong ... Edward Lim
Herbert Knaup ... Peter Philips
Matthew Marsh ... Kommissar Braddock
Courtney Wu ... Mr. Kwok
Craig Fong ... Andy Chow
Bernie Chan Bernie Chan ... Lily Sun
Annamaria Ahrens Annamaria Ahrens ... Marie Philips
Jerry Hoh ... Inspector Woo
Yu Beng Lim ... Colonel Kang
Kin Wah Chew Kin Wah Chew ... Wai Jo (as Chew Kin Wah)
Steven Shorthose Steven Shorthose ... Martin Fess
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Valentine Cawley ... The German Ambassador
Andrew Ng ... Gang Tung
Pete Teo
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Storyline

Hong Kong, 2012. The 15th anniversary of the reunification with China is coming up. Victoria Philips (Veronica Ferres), a renowned art expert from Berlin, fills in at short notice as curator for an exhibit organized by her husband (Herbert Knaup), head of foreign acquisitions at a major bank. The exhibit is the Haiman Collection, which has never been displayed publicly before. The night she arrives, disaster strikes: Despite tight security, the Haiman Collection is stolen before it even leaves the mainland. Apparently it's already being offered for sale on the black market in Hong Kong. Several powerful Chinese families are interested. The police investigation heats up, Inspector Braddock (Matthew Marsh) closes off the Special Administrative Region Hong Kong. At an art auction, Victoria meets charismatic art lover Edward Lim (Russell Wong), who fascinates her, and who helps her delve deeper into the local art scene. When things take a dramatic turn, Victoria has to decide what side ... Written by IvanWong

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

7 December 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Coup de foudre à Hong Kong See more »

Filming Locations:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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