This is a story about the biggest financial fraud attempted in Hong Kong, directed at the Government of Hong Kong and involved all 7 million Hong Kong citizens... no one is free from the ...
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Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) investigator William Luk and Joint Financial Intelligence Unit (JFIU) officer Lau Po-keung are respectively investigating a corruption and ... See full summary »
32-year-old Ichiko (Sakura Ando) lives at home with her parents, passing the days in self-indulgent grunginess. Ichiko's recently divorced younger sister Fumiko has moved back home with her... See full summary »
In the 1970s, the Hong Kong government enacted a policy that granted each male heir of New Territories villagers the privilege to build a house without paying any dues to the government. ... See full summary »
This is a story about the biggest financial fraud attempted in Hong Kong, directed at the Government of Hong Kong and involved all 7 million Hong Kong citizens... no one is free from the scheme. Within the four decades of guarding Hong Kong's financial integrity, the ICAC has never come across an opponent so huge and so well organized as in the Z Torrent file... shadowy figures from the underworld of South America, Italy and Europe all ready to plot against the estimated 150 million dollars of Hong Kong citizens' tax money which was pooled in a fund called the WELFARE FUND. High profile chartered accountants, high ranking law enforcers, power lawyers, the super entrepreneurs; they all have their shares of play but none can really grasp the big picture; they are there only for what they desire most. When the wife of an up-rising star Superintendent of police force reported his corruption simply out of bitterness for being ill-treated, little did she know she is about to pull the head ...Written by
Yes the movie is quite predictable and you may find yourself wondering why certain elements are not being exploited earlier in the movie. Having said that there are quite a few fun performances here. And when I say fun I mean good ones. If you are familiar with Hong Kong cinema, you may even recognize some of the actors.
It's an action thriller and based on that (rating or looking at the stunts), this is a success. This is not Shakespeare or high drama (although it does contain some amount of that too of course), but something that can be a rollercoaster ride. A good versus evil theme, even if some of the bad ones are disguised as "good people". This is not Infernal Affairs, but not every movie can be that. That doesn't take anything away from the entertainment this can provide
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