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The Longest Nite
(Am Faa)

by Johnnie TO & Patrick YAU

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Triad bosses K and George seek conciliation after an eight-month feud but trouble is just beginning again. The word on the street is that K is offering a $5 million hidden reward for George’s life. Macau cop Sam, who works for the K syndicate, handles the reward contenders one by one. Suddenly the mysterious bald-headed Yiu and a woman faking madness arrive in town.

Disconcertingly violent, this is undoubtedly the darkest crime thriller that Milkyway has produced. The editing is admirable: with tension and counterpoint throughout, it sinks the film into a continually offbeat atmosphere, where irreconcilable worlds come up against each other.

  • Titre français
    The Longest Nite
  • Original title
    Am Faa
  • Titre international
    The Longest Nite
  • Scénario
    Szeto Kam-yuen, Yau Nai-hoi
  • Photo
    Ko Chiu-lam
  • Montage
    Chan Chi-wai
  • Son
    Martin Chappell
  • Musique
    Raymond Wong
  • Interprétation
    Tony Leung, Lau Ching-wan, Maggie Shiu, Lam Suet
  • Production
    Milkyway Image Company, Long Shong Pictures, Film City Company
  • Producteur délégué
    Johnnie To, Wai Ka-fai
  • Producteur exécutif
    Catherine Chan
  • Directeur artistique
    Bruce Yu
  • Ventes internationales
    Universe : mai_sin@uih.hk
  • Prix obtenus
    1999 Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards : Film of Merit
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage
    VOST électronique
  • Ratio
    2:35 (scope)

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