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Hong Kong 1941

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english title Hong Kong 1941
original title 等待黎明
french titleHong Kong 1941
year1984
countryHong-Kong


cast & crew

director LEUNG Po-Chi - 梁普智
actor CHOW Yun-Fat - 周潤發
Cecilia YIP Tung - 葉童
Alex MAN Chi-Leung - 萬梓良
Stuart HONG Sai Kit
CHIN Ka-Lok - 钱嘉乐
Billy LAU Nam-Kwong - 樓南光
YU Ti-Hung
Angela YU Chien - 于倩
LEE Chi-Yip
CHOW Gam Kong
HON Yee Sang
Paul CHIANG
YU Sin
SEK Kin
PANG Yun Cheung
KU Feng - 谷峰
LAM Chi-Tai
WU Ma - 午馬
producerJohn SHAM - 岑健勳
scriptwriterSammo HUNG Kam-Bo - 洪金寶
John CHAN Koon-Chung


additional Info

genresdrama
historic
duration1h50


synopsis

"Hong Kong 1941" is set against the backdrop of the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong in 1941.

Fei (Chow Yun Fat), a young man who's trying to scrape up enough money to catch a boat to the U.S. He befriends Keung (Alex Man), who comes from a wealthy family, but is now a coolie working for a successful rice merchant.

Keung's childhood friend, Nam who is betrothed to a man by her politically ambitions father. The trio decides to make a run for the boat. But on the day of their planned escape, they awoke to the Japanese attack on the city and were forced to stay behind. Fei signed up to work for the Japanese to help Keung and Nam in their next attempt to escape…

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