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Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
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Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
Original name: 省港旗兵續集
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent crimes committed by new arrivals from across the border in China. In agreement with Chinese authorities, three Hong Kong detectives go undercover as illegal immigrants in order to infiltrate the powerful gang that is organizing the crime wave. The action is tough and graphic, reminiscent of The French Connection, Hong Kong style.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, gangsters, hostage, betrayal, chase, heist, heroes, gang, hitman, crimes, undercover, graphic violence, master criminal, rivalry, drug dealing, working undercover, immigrants, social misfits, law enforcement, confined, police corruption, low lives, police investigation, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong

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