Casino Tycoon (Do sing daai hang san goh chuen kei)
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Casino Tycoon (Do sing daai hang san goh chuen kei)
The first installment of a two-part crime epic from Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Jing, the meandering and complicated Casino Tycoon chronicles the life of Benny Ho Hsin (Andy Lau from Casino Raiders), a poor boy who has risen to the top of his college class and won prizes for his academic diligence. He has also made an enemy, the nasty Fu Chia-chin (Wilson Lam) who is jealous of Benny and wants his girlfriend Vivian (Joey Wang). In December 1941, the Japanese invade Hong Kong and Benny goes to Macau with his friend Nan (Alex Man), where the pair work as coolies on the docks. Benny advances his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The characters' predictable quasi-martyrdom brings the movie's more pious concerns to a gratifyingly shocking climax."
‑ Eric Henderson, City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
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