Chinese Midnight Express (1997)

11/15/1997 (HK) Crime 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

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tony Leung Chiu-wai

    Tony Leung Chiu-wai

    Ching On

  2. Ng Man-tat

    Ng Man-tat

    Brother Plane

  3. Ben Lam

    Ben Lam

    Miu Yan Sing

  4. Ben Ng

    Ben Ng

    Insp. Cheung Yiu Jo

  5. Pinky Cheung

    Pinky Cheung

    Jess

  6. Elvis Tsui

    Elvis Tsui

    Saam Chek Geuk

  7. Lee Siu-Kei

    Lee Siu-Kei

    Brother Nan

  8. Frankie Ng Chi-Hung

    Frankie Ng Chi-Hung

    Brother Doggie

  9. John Ching Tung

    John Ching Tung

    Brother Bill

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Chinese Midnight Express
Chinese Midnight Express

Original Title 黑獄斷腸歌之砌生豬肉

Status Released

Original Language Cantonese

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