Wong gok hak yau (One Night in Mongkok)
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Wong gok hak yau (One Night in Mongkok)
A deadly car accident threatens to cause a violent gang war on the crowded streets on Hong Kong's Mongkok district in writer/director Derek Yee's thriller One Night in Mongkok. Officer Milo (Alex Fong)'s task force is assigned to the case when a gangster's son is accidentally killed during a drunken dispute with a rival gang. He soon learns that a hitman has been hired to take out the rival gang leader. While Milo and his crew desperately try to find and stop the hired gun, fearing all-out war in the streets, Lai Fu (Daniel Wu), a smart but inexperienced killer from a small… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This sharply edited, melodramatic and sometimes violent thriller shows a succulently seamy side of Hong Kong not often seen in movies."
‑ G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle
"a taut crime thriller that moonlights as ensemble morality tale and allegory of Hong Kong's post-handover relationship with mainland China."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
"Sinks us into the muddied moral line between cops and criminals, beaten down by a callous, bottom-line system . . . holds a mirror up to the Hong Kong action thriller and asks us to look beyond the flash of violence."
‑ Brian Gibson, Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
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