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Bloody Brotherhood (1989)

Tong gen sheng (original title)
Wah is the only one in his family lucky enough to survive the deadly boat passage from China to Hong Kong. Once in Hong Kong, he searches for opportunities he heard so much about.

Director:

Lung Wei Wang (as Wong Lung Wei)

Writer:

Wing-Hung Tang (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Michael Wai-Man Chan ... Tong Fai (as Wai-Man Chan)
Bing-Chuen Cheung Bing-Chuen Cheung
Hsin Nan Hung ... Chiu
Phillip Ko ... Fei
Feng Ku ... The Boss
Shou-Chieh Lai Shou-Chieh Lai
Wai Lam ... Wai
Andy Lau ... Cheung Ka-Wah
Chi-Hung Ling ... (as Chih Hung Ling)
Ken Lo ... Wu Chi-Ko
Ming Yan Lung ... Killer from Holland
Wai Shum ... Ma Guai-Hoi
Irene Wan ... Kiu
Dick Wei ... Killer from Vietnam
Kwok-Keung Yau Kwok-Keung Yau
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Wah is the only one in his family lucky enough to survive the deadly boat passage from China to Hong Kong. Once in Hong Kong, he searches for opportunities he heard so much about.

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Classic HK action drama well worth seeing!
8 July 2014 | by Movie-MisfitSee all my reviews

The incredible, and always handsome Andy Lau delivers an incredible performance as an immigrant from China landing in Hong Kong to quickly climb the ranks for one of the local big triad bosses.

Yes it may sound the same as most other HK triad drama's, but this is one of 1989's finest!

Not only is it filled with great stars and performances from all (especially the great Chan Wai Man), the action is often and realistic, and the twists are heart wrenching! Really. I don't want to give anything away, but it is just worth the watch for these alone.

Dark and broody, Bloody Brotherhood is a forgotten classic that shows how much more Hong Kong cinema was better than Hollywood at delivering some powerful movies!


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

7 January 1989 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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