Gaam yuk fung wan (Prison on Fire)
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Gaam yuk fung wan (Prison on Fire)
Ringo Lam delivers this two-fisted gritty thriller written by his brother Nam Yin. Timid Lo Ka-yiu (Tony Leung Kar-fai) is thrown in the clink for a three-year stint after being convicted of manslaughter. Possessing none of the requisite instincts to survive in a maximum-security prison, Lo looks like he's going to be easy prey. Yet before you can say, "You dropped the soap," he befriends Chung (Chow Yun-fat) a charismatic con who has charmed every prison guard except security chief Hung (Roy Cheung), a psychotic whose brutalized visage inspired the moniker "Scarface."… More

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"Chow once again takes command, handling the drama and comedy with equal capability."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
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