The Longest Nite

The Longest Nite (1998)

Genres - Drama, Crime, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Police Detective Film  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Bhob Stewart

The title of this Hong Kong crime tale translates as "dark flowers," slang for an underworld contract. While a gang war is developing, Macao cop Sam (Tong Leung Chiu-wai) takes on a gunman in a restaurant where bald Tony (Lau Ching-wan) is eating. After Sam goes to a mobster's restaurant where an informant is tortured, he finds a headless corpse in his apartment. Then a nightclub owner is murdered, and Sam moves fast to find the killer in an effort to prevent the gang war from escalating. However, he gets a full dose of action after he pins the crime on Tony.



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