Chinese Midnight Express (1997)

11/15/1997 (HK) 1h 40m
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Tony Leung Chiu Wai heads to prison in Chinese Midnight Express, a harrowing prison drama from director Billy Tang. The setting is 1960s Hong Kong, and righteous reporter On (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) publishes an article exposing corruption in the police force. Unfortunately, he's framed for drug distribution and confesses to the charges when the corrupt cops (led by Ben Ng) threaten his family. Forced to undergo the rigorous hazing rites of all new inmates, On struggles to regain hope and rise above his situation. Meanwhile, On's loyal girlfriend (Pinky Cheung) is terrorized by the cops who put him away, and On faces new challenges, and even finds new allies, while stuck in prison.

  1. Lee Siu-Kei

    Story, Writer

  2. Billy Tang

    Director

  3. Chau Ting

    Writer

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Chinese Midnight Express
Chinese Midnight Express

Original Title 黑獄斷腸歌之砌生豬肉

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Original Language Cantonese

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