On The Wrong Track (1983)

Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong  |  
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In this Hong Kong melodrama, two brothers are destined for tragedy as they try to take on their cruel father and indulge in various delinquent shenanigans on the side. Paul, the older brother (Lau Tak-wah) falls in love with Hsiao, a Vietnamese refugee (Liu Mei-chun) and while trying to steal some diapers for her child at the local supermarket, everything goes wrong, eventually leading to a late-night attack on the supermarket and the death of the youngest brother. Paul goes to prison. Once he has served his sentence, he discovers his Vietnamese lover is in a refugee camp waiting to be deported -- and his father refuses to grant permission for Paul to marry her. With no other solution in mind, he gets Hsiao out of the camp and then is faced with the same policeman who killed his younger brother in a final confrontation.



abuse, brother, citizen, death, delinquency, deportation, family-member, father, green-card, imprisonment, love, marriage, marriage-of-convenience, police, refugee, revenge, robbery