In Amsterdam - in the time before the legalisation of some drugs and the following growth of competition on the market - takes place a war between the Italian and Chinese mafia because of ... See full summary »
Steven Vincent Leigh,
Tao is a ruthless loan shark, whose brother, Fu Sai Hang, is the captain of the local police. When the mob kills Tao, his brother comes for revenge. Aided by his sister's daughter, Hor-Yee (Joey Wang) to bring down the mob to justice.
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Michael Wai-Man Chan,
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Also available on VHS in a repackaged/retitled version called "Jackie Chan's Second Strike" which features a 10-minute prologue/documentary but no new/alternate footage. See more »
Another Of HK's Hidden Gems!
I loved Fatal Mission (aka Final Gate) from director Stephen Yip!
This is one of those films that gets lost among the hundreds of big named action classics that HK was dishing out in their golden years of cinema.
Dark, unnerving and violent, Fatal Mission thrives on what made HK cinema stand out from the rest of the worlds film offers.
Derek Yee is fantastic in his role as a broken father and husband out for revenge when his wife and son are horribly killed in a case of mistaken identity. This scene alone was difficult to watch, not for any negative reasons, but because of how well done and disturbing it was as he is torn between children.
Sibelle Hu gets some great kick ass action scenes in her regular cop role, and the corrupt and violent cop team led with glee by Saskia Van Rijswijk (Angels 3) have a few familiar faces there too. One of these is played by Alan Chui who also choreographed the films action and fight scenes.
Gritty, hard hitting and big on action, Fatal Mission is well worth a place in any HK film fans collection!
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