This $80,000 Hong Kong street-punk drama focuses on young tough Chung-chau (Sam Lee) and his slow-witted sidekick Sylvester (Wenbers Li). Sylvester finds blood-covered letters near the body of a suicide victim, schoolgirl Susan (Amy Tam).
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Let's make the most of the night like we're going to die young. Moon, Sylvester and Ping are friends in their youthful prime whose chance discovery of a Christian girl's suicide haunts their own lives and mortality. Her memory fills Moon with urgency, and wants to donate his kidney to Ping who has cancer. Their Hong Kong emphasizes a tense architectural geometry suggesting entrapment in an unforgiving urban world.
Definitely something to be said about the cross-cultural dialogue set up by the appropriation of American gangster tropes by directors across the globe in the 1990s - La Haine, Gregg Araki and Natural Born Killers in the US, and this, featuring a bonafide Hong Kongese Belmondo and his band of outsiders. A discussion of two-dimensional images in this film (movie posters and photos of the dead) could be productive.