Bodies pile up in a gang fight set in a Hong Kong red-light district in Wong Jing’s Chasing the Dragon.

How did Hong Kong mobster movie Chasing the Dragon get past China’s censors? By bashing the British

By granting director Wong Jing a lucrative release during the National Day holidays, Chinese authorities have signalled that Hong Kong gangsters can be seen in a patriotic light – if their stories are set before the 1997 handover

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Bodies pile up in a gang fight set in a Hong Kong red-light district in Wong Jing’s Chasing the Dragon.
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Clarence Tsui

Clarence Tsui

Clarence Tsui, a Hong Kong film critic and programmer, was the South China Morning Post’s Film Editor (2005-2012).