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Release Date: May 15, 1988

Year    :   1988
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Film Four International, First Film Company, British Screen Productions
Director    :   Mike Newell
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Ian McEwan, Timothy Mo
RunTime    :   110 mins.

Just married Hong Kong couple Chen & Lily emigrate to England, soon to become parents to a little baby boy and generally struggle through life. Chen works long days in a restaurant, while Lily does the housekeeping, daydreaming of setting up their own business, much to Chen's chagrin. When Chen lets his colleague Fok seduce him down a path of mounting gambling debts, he is recruited as a drug courier for a shadowy Chinese triad. Suddenly he realizes that getting their own enterprise could be their only means of escape.


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