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Young and Dangerous: Portland Street Blues (1998)
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Young and Dangerous: Portland Street Blues (1998)
Original name: 古惑仔情義篇之洪興十三妹
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This spin-off movie provides a different contrast to the familiar Young and Dangerous films with greater character development. This time, the story's focus is on a female character - Sister 13 (Sandra Ng) of the "Hung Hing" triad. In a triad underworld dominated by men, the film tells the story of how she faces trials and tribulations of rising to become the branch leader of Portland Street. The story shows the reasons she became a lesbian. The film also gives more details about the "Tung Sing" triad, and how the relationship between Sister 13 and Ben Hon develops.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, gang, gangsters, martial arts, gambling, heist, addiction, graphic violence, life is a bitch, master criminal, rise to the top, gays and lesbians, rivalry, working undercover, ambition, sexual content, drug abuse, going straight, criminal's revenge, unfulfillment, athlete's life, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong

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