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Every two years the senior members of the Wo Shing Triad, the oldest gang in Hong Kong, elect an up-and-coming younger boss as their chairman. The two candidates they are voting on couldn’t be farther apart in personality; Lok (Simon Yam) is a levelheaded businessman and Big D (Tony Leung Ka-Fai) is a loud, obnoxious, violent criminal. When the voting does not go how some people would have liked, lines are divided and a gang war begins to form.
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CastSimon Yam, Louis Koo, Suet Lam, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Siu-Fai Cheung
DirectorJohnnie To
Genre:  Action, Adventure
Screen WriterNai-Hoi Yau, Tin-Shing Yip
DVD Release Date:  November 6, 2007
Runtime:  100 minutes
Studio:  Tartan Video
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review by . August 05, 2009
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The Wo Shing triad is the oldest and most powerful gang in Hong Kong; they are also unique in their time-honored tradition of holding democratic elections among the various leaders for the big boss or chairman of the triad.This time around, succession will not happen without a fight. The two leading candidates have very different approaches to leadership, and neither can effectively lead while the other retains his strength. While "Big D" craves power for its own sake, "Lok" is a shrewd businessman …
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