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Coffin from Hong Kong
Original name: Ein Sarg aus Hongkong
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A private detective finds the limp body of a young Chinese beauty in his office, shot with his own gun.
Plot: water torture, prostitution, interracial marriage, dead woman on bed, woman shot, private detective, dead woman, gang, neo noir, high heels, gun, drugs
Place: china
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Time: 90s
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Place: asia, china
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